By Adwait Joshi
An Update Rollup for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 is now available here: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=223229 .
In addition to hotfixes, this Update also includes some important changes to note:
- Support for Windows Embedded 7 platforms: With this update, the FEP client software is supported on certain Windows Embedded 7 platforms (including Windows Thin PC) and Windows Server 2008 Server Core. For more information about the additional support, see Prerequisites for Deploying Forefront Endpoint Protection on a Client Computer.
- Signature Update Automation Tool used with Configuration Manager Software Update: This tool automates downloading FEP definition updates using Configuration Manager 2007 Software Updates. This is a command line tool that uses Configuration Manager APIs to get new definitions from Microsoft Update via the Configuration Manager software update feature, distribute the content to distribution points, and deploy the updates to Endpoint Protection clients on a recurring schedule. The automation of the tool is done through the Windows task scheduler. To download the tool, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=221205
- Two new preconfigured policy templates for the following server workloads:
- Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway
- Microsoft Lync 2010
Sr. Technical Product Manager
Forefront Endpoint Protection