Solved

Server 2008 NAP for wired connectiosn

Posted on 2009-05-05
3
380 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am trying to setup Network Access Protection on Server 2008.  I don't a switch that supports the 802.1x so I can't implement NAP with 802.1x.  How can I enable NAP on the network, all i'm wanting is to check if the wired network computers or any computer plugged into the network has anti-virus that is up-to-date?
0
Comment
Question by:bnussbaum
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:page1985
ID: 24308903
You can enforce NAP using DHCP if your DHCP server is running Windows Server 2008.  Additionally, you must verify that all your workstations support NAP (Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R1/R2, Windows 7).

If you have Windows XP clients, you will need to get a NAP client or install Service Pack 3 (64-bit clients are currently not supported in Windows XP).
0
 

Author Comment

by:bnussbaum
ID: 24308994
I looked at DHCP, but all of our computers are using a static IP address.  From what I read it will only work if you are using DHCP and if you put in a static IP address it will get around the NAP.  
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
page1985 earned 500 total points
ID: 24309024
That is correct.  You would need to change everything to DHCP.

NAP is reliant on either DHCP, a Cisco NAP applinance, or a NAP-aware switch in order to enforce connectivity.  As far as I have seen, NAP will not work without special hardware except with DHCP.
0

Featured Post

Back Up Your Microsoft Windows Server®

Back up all your Microsoft Windows Server – on-premises, in remote locations, in private and hybrid clouds. Your entire Windows Server will be backed up in one easy step with patented, block-level disk imaging. We achieve RTOs (recovery time objectives) as low as 15 seconds.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
This tutorial will give a an overview on how to deploy remote agents in Backup Exec 2012 to new servers. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as connecting to a remote Back…
To efficiently enable the rotation of USB drives for backups, storage pools need to be created. This way no matter which USB drive is installed, the backups will successfully write without any administrative intervention. Multiple USB devices need t…

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question