NAP Infrastructure Overview

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista

A NAP infrastructure includes NAP clients, a NAP enforcement point, and a NAP health policy server. Optional components include remediation servers and health requirement servers. The following figure shows the interaction of these components.

NAP infrastructure components

Configuration details for these essential components of NAP are discussed in the following topics: