Planning Your NAP Deployment

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

After you collect information about your environment and you decide on a Network Access Protection (NAP) design by following the guidance in the Network Access Protection Design Guide, you can begin to plan the deployment of your organization's NAP design. With the completed NAP design and the information in this topic, you can determine which tasks to perform to deploy NAP in your organization.

Reviewing your NAP design

If the design team that constructed the original NAP design for your organization is different from the deployment team that will implement the design, make sure that the deployment team reviews all final decisions with the design team. Review the following points regarding your NAP design:

After the design teams and deployment teams agree on these issues, they can proceed with the deployment of the NAP design. For more information, see Implementing Your NAP Design Plan.

Reviewing NAP concepts

For more information about how NAP works and how to set up NAP in a test lab, see the following resources: