NPS/Radius configuration on windows 2016

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We recently virtualized our environment. We P2V most of our servers except the DCs. One of those DCs is running NPS using Radius for our wireless environment which EE helped me to set up and has worked great for the last couple of years. I want to spin up another VM running Windows 2016 and configure it the same way. I set up the physical server as a certificate server and it uses LDAP for wireless authentication with a GPO for the corporate side wireless access and a pre-shared key for Guest. I want to use an SSL Cert instead of using certificate services. Looking for how to set this up on a win 2016 server and how I can transition off the current win 2008 NPS/Radius server
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to migrate from 2008R2 to 2016 ... export NPS configuration and import them on 2016
it overwrites the existing configuration
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Does that export everything? Does it include radius clients and policies? Is there a difference between a 2008 R2 NPS and a 2016 NPS?
kevinhsiehNetwork Engineer

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NPS hasn't changed much since 2003, when it was called IAS.

What I like to do is export everything from old server and import into new server. Look it over to see if it looks right. To cut over, I take the old NPS server and give it a new IP address. Take new server and give it the old IP address and reboot it. You can can then test to see if RADIUS clients are working properly. If they're working, that's great. If not, you can easily change the server IP addresses back.
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Sounds good. The old server was set up as a certificate server. if I make the new a certificate server how will that affect existing certificates or should I get away from that altogether and try using an ssl cert instead?

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