How do I deploy our company 802.1x NPS authenticated wireless access point profile to users using Group Policy?
Create a new GPO that is assigned/permissioned to the machines you want to deploy the wireless network to.
Right click on the policy and click Edit. Go to Computer Configuration>Policies>Windows Settings>Security Settings>Wireless Network (IEEE 802.11) Polices and right click
Choose Create a New Wireless Network Policy for Windows Vista and Later Releases
Give the Policy a name then click Add>Infrastructure
Give the profile a name and then enter the name of the SSID that you want to connect users to then click Add
Select the Security tab and select WPA2-Enterprise and AES encryption. Then select Microsoft: Smart card or other certificate and choose Computer authentication. Click the Properties tab wen ready.
Select Use a certificate on this computer and check Use simple certificate validation. Select Verify the server’s identity and select your root CA from the list below, then click Ok>Ok>Ok>Ok.
This Group Policy should now deploy your 802.1x certificate based wireless network to your clients.