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The EAP method is configured incorrectly during the migration process from a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2

When you migrate certain Internet Authentication Service (IAS) configurations on a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003 to Network Policy Server (NPS) on Windows Server 2008 R2, the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) method is configured incorrectly. However, the import procedure seems to complete successfully.
The migration utility generates a faulty parameter that is stored in the configuration text file.
To fix this problem, follow these steps:
  1. After you run the migration utility, open the Ias.txt file by using a text editor, such as Wordpad.
  2. Find the following text:
  3. Replace the text with:
  4. Save and import the changed file.

Article ID: 979599 - Last Review: 01/29/2010 07:27:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Foundation

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