Install NPS by Using the Add Role Services Wizard

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

You can use this procedure to install Network Policy Server (NPS) as a role service of the Network Policy and Access Services (NPAS) server role in circumstances where you have previously installed other NPAS role services.


To install NPS on Windows ServerĀ® 2012, see Install a NAP Health Policy Server.


To successfully use this procedure to install NPS, it is required that you previously installed the NPAS server role with a different role service, such as the Routing and Remote Access service (RRAS). If you have not previously installed NPAS, do not use this procedure; instead, use the procedure Install Network Policy Server (NPS).

Administrative Credentials

To complete this procedure, you must be a member of the Administrators group.

To install NPS by using the Add Role Services wizard

  1. Click Start, and then click Server Manager. In the left pane of Server Manager, double-click Roles to expand the tree. Browse to and right-click Network Policy and Access Services, and then click Add Role Services. The Add Role Services wizard opens.

  2. In Select Role Services, in Role Services, select Network Policy Server, and then click Next.

  3. In Confirm Installation Selections, click Install.

  4. In Installation Results, review your installation results, and then click Close.