Monitoring Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 – Customized reports

In the previous posts, we’ve described the FEP monitoring experience using FEP dashboard, reports and alerts. However, daily security routines often include some more “advanced” scenarios of security investigation. When looking at malware activity, an administrator may want to consume the raw data from FEP and look at it from different angles. For example, administrators…


Monitoring Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 – Security alerts

In previous posts, I’ve described the monitoring experience in Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) Release Candidate. Those descriptions includes the FEP dashboard as well as built-in reports. In real life, however, no one expects an administrator to stare at the dashboard and wait for something to happen. Instead, administrators expect to get notified when security…


Monitoring Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 – FEP operational reports

In an earlier post we mentioned the integration of FEP with Configuration Manager and described the FEP dashboard, which is an extension to the Configuration Manager console. Another aspect of this integration is the FEP troubleshooting reports, which make usage of Configuration Manager reporting framework. To begin with, each operation going from the server to…


Advanced Policy Management with Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

  FEP Overview FEP 2010 is implemented as both an extension to System Center Configuration Manager and as a management pack for System Center Operations Manager, which provide enterprise management experience, and a common client (agent) that provides protection on managed machines. That means that if you have System Center Configuration Manager, or System Center…


Monitoring Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 – the FEP Dashboard

Forefront Endpoint Security 2010 (FEP) Release Candidate was just released. In this post, we will discuss ways for administrators to monitor FEP. There are several monitoring features provided with FEP2010 – this is the first in a series of posts about these monitoring features. One of the key architecture changes from FCS is FEP’s alignment…


FEP and TechEd Europe 2010

Hello! If you’re attending TechEd Europe 2010, And you want to learn more about Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 and the Forefront Endpoint Protection Security Management Pack, we have a set of sessions you might like to attend: SIA03-HOL – Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010 Overview SIA301-LNC – Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Overview SIA304-IS – Forefront Endpoint…


FEP 2010 Support for the Datacenter

Hello Administrators, Today we announce Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010 release candidate (RC) to the public. For us, the FEP team, it is an exciting date which takes us closer to the Release to Manufacture date. For every product team in MS the RTM date marks the ends of a very long path of…