New Test Lab Guide: Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

Microsoft’s own Kevin McKinnerney just published a new test lab guide on FEP 2010. This Test Lab Guide (TLG) extends the Base Configuration and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 test lab to include Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010. It includes both instructions for installing Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Server on a ConfigMgr 2007 server and distributing…

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Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 support statement for SQL Server 2012

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 now supports upgrading an existing Forefront Endpoint Protection database and reporting database to Microsoft SQL Server 2012. To use SQL Server 2012 with Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, you must upgrade the existing instance of SQL Server from SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2.  It is not supported to install…

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FEP 2010 antimalware definition updates are not deployed as expected via an Automatic Deployment Rule in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Hi everyone, Peter Gallagher here and I wanted to talk about one of the new features in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr). The feature is the ability to automatically deploy software updates to clients and it can be utilized to automatically deploy Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 antimalware definition updates to ConfigMgr clients. For more…

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Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1

 By Adwait Joshi Hello, 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…