The Configure a Network Policy Server module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Install Network Policy Server
  • Configure the VPN Ports
  • Viewing the NPS Logs

Exercise 1 - Install Network Policy Server

In this exercise, you will install and configure RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service), which is implemented within Windows Server 2012 R2 as Network Policy Server (NPS).

NPS provides a centralized infrastructure for the following: authentication of dial-in VPN users, authorization for access of network resources and count the number of minutes a dial-in user spends in a remote session.

Exercise 2 - Configure VPN Ports

In this exercise, you will configure VPN ports for dial-in access to VPN users using NPS console.

Exercise 3 - Viewing the NPS Logs

In this exercise, you will view the network policy logs and interpret them using a third party NPS log reader.

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