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Step by Step : Network Access Protection (NAP) Deployment in Windows Server 2012 R2 – Part 6 of 7 (Configure Windows 8 to Support NAP)

July 27, 2014

This is my Part 6 of 7 of NAP deployment, which is how to configure Windows 8 to support NAP

For the last 5 Full Step by Step, we already gone through long & tiring process on to configure our Infrastructure for NAP, and in this Part 6, lets configure Windows 8 so that our client can comply with NAP policy…

1- Log in to your Windows 8 client PC, on the Search menu, type MMC and press Enter…


2 – In the MMC Console, click File, and then click Add/Remove Snap-in


3 – In the Add or Remove Snap-ins window, click NAP Client Configuration, click Add, choose Local Computer and then click OK


4 – In the Add or Remove Snap-ins window, click OK…


5 – In Console1 interface, click Enforcement Clients and then right-click EAP Quarantine Enforcement Client, and click Enable


6 – Close all open console / menu then open Services.msc, look for Network Access Protection Agent and double click on it…

In the Network Access Protection Agent Properties (Local Computer) interface, in the Startup type list, click Automatic, click Start, and then click OK.


7 – Next, open Gpedit.msc


8 – In the console tree, expand Local Computer Policy, expand Computer Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, expand Windows Components, and then click Security Center

Double-click Turn on Security Center (Domain PCs only), click Enabled, and then click OK



We done for now.. in my last step later which step 7, i will go through how to establish VPN connection in Windows 8

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