Appendix B: Reviewing Key NAP Concepts

Updated: February 29, 2012

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

This section contains the following topics.

NAP Terminology lists terms and definitions commonly used to describe NAP components, protocols, and concepts.

Benefits of NAP describes the potential benefits of deploying NAP on your network.

NAP Infrastructure Overview describes the components of a NAP deployment and includes policy design considerations for the NAP health policy server.

Health Enforcement and Remediation describes health evaluation, access restriction, and remediation processes for each of the NAP enforcement methods.

Stages of a NAP Deployment describes the three primary stages of a NAP deployment. It also describes the deployment of new health requirements.

NAP Configuration Overview includes a summary of NAP client and server configuration for each of the NAP enforcement methods.

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