Specify Description Text for the NAP Client User Interface

Updated: March 29, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012

Specifying description text for the NAP client user interface

To specify the description text for the NAP client user interface by using the Windows interface

  1. To open the NAP client configuration console, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, click Run, type NAPCLCFG.MSC, and click OK.

  2. In the console tree, click User Interface Settings.

  3. Right-click UI Settings, and then click Properties.

  4. In the UI Settings Properties dialog box, in Description, type the description text that you want to appear in the NAP client user interface.

Additional considerations

  • To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. If the computer is joined to a domain, members of the Domain Admins group might be able to perform this procedure. As a security best practice, consider using Run as to perform this procedure.

To specify the description text for the NAP client user interface by using a command line

  1. To open a command prompt, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, and click Command Prompt.

  2. Type: netsh nap client set userinterface text = <text>

The following table provides a guideline for the placeholder text in the Netsh command.

 

Placeholder Possible Values Description

<text>

Any string.

The description that you want to display in the NAP client user interface.

Additional considerations

  • To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. If the computer is joined to a domain, members of the Domain Admins group might be able to perform this procedure. As a security best practice, consider using Run as to perform this procedure.

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