Checklist: Deploy a NAP Health Policy Server

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

This parent checklist includes cross-reference links to important concepts about the NAP health policy server. It also contains links to subordinate checklists that will help you complete the tasks that are required to implement this design.


Complete the tasks in this checklist in order. When a reference link takes you to a conceptual topic or to a subordinate checklist, return to this topic after you review the conceptual topic or you complete the tasks in the subordinate checklist so that you can proceed with the remaining tasks in this checklist.

Checklist: Deploy a NAP health policy server

Task Reference

Review concepts and examples for the NAP health policy server.

Planning the Placement of a NAP Health Policy Server

Planning Redundancy for a NAP Health Policy Server

Review the hardware, software, network, and client requirements for the NAP health policy server.

Appendix A: NAP Requirements

Install the Network Policy Server (NPS) role service.

Install a NAP Health Policy Server

Configure NAP policies and settings for your selected enforcement method.

Configure Policies for IPsec Enforcement

Configure Policies for 802.1X Enforcement

Configure Policies for VPN Enforcement

Configure Policies for DHCP Enforcement

Configure Policies for No Enforcement

Configure RADIUS clients and servers groups. (Optional)

Configure RADIUS Clients for NAP

Configure Remote RADIUS Server Groups for NAP

Configure client health requirements.

Configure System Health Validators

Configure Health Policies

Configure a NAP enforcement mode.

Configure Network Policy for Reporting Mode

Configure Network Policy for Deferred Enforcement

Configure Network Policy for Full Enforcement

Configure additional settings. (Optional)

Install a Computer Certificate for PEAP

Configure Remediation Server Groups

Configure a Troubleshooting URL

Configure Network Policy Expiration

See Also


NAP Configuration Overview