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Windows Server® 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP) by Microsoft Networking Team, Tony Northrup, Joseph Davies

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Components of NAP

The following sections describe some of the components of the NAP infrastructure to provide a basic understanding of NAP processes. For a more detailed explanation of NAP components and architecture, see the "Network Access Protection Platform Architecture" white paper at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=90197.

Figure 14-1 shows the components of a NAP-enabled network infrastructure.

Components of a NAP-enabled network infrastructure

Figure 14-1. Components of a NAP-enabled network infrastructure

The components of a NAP-enabled network infrastructure consist of the following:

  • NAP clients. Computers that support the NAP platform and include computers running Windows Server 2008, ...

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