After every installation of the NPS role (network policy server) on a Microsoft Windows Server I’m noticing that some are logging success and failure events and some are not. It’s kind of “round robin” if it works or not 🙂 you can check the status with a command:
English OS: auditpol /get /subcategory:"Network Policy Server" German OS: auditpol /get /subcategory:"Netzwerkrichtlinienserver"
I made a screenshot of a cmd windows on a german OS:
the auditing is disabled and you can’t see any success or failure messages in the Windows eventlog. Enable this with the following command(s):
English OS: auditpol /set /subcategory:"Network Policy Server" /success:enable /failure:enable German OS: auditpol /set /subcategory:"Netzwerkrichtlinienserver" /success:enable /failure:enable
after this, the NPS service finally writes the important events: