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…


Update packaging changes…

Hey folks, Just a heads up that the way in which the FCS definition updates are packaged is being revised. We wanted to announce that the antimalware definitions team has released a set of improvements that will drastically reduce both the size of the definition downloads for: Microsoft Update to WSUS WSUS Upstream Server to…


Keeping FCS up to date

FCS antimalware updates are classified in WSUS as critical updates. Therefore, if you want to automatically approve these updates you must create a rule for the Forefront Client Security product and the Critical Updates category in WSUS. There are two items to note: Antimalware client updates (not definition updates, but the program updates published periodically)…


Ever wonder what’s in a definition update?

And what the various files in the update do? And what the different types of udpates are? If you’re reading this, I bet you have. And our friends over on the CSS team have authored a KB article (977939) that answers all those questions. You can find the article here: http://support.microsoft.com/?id=977939 Happy reading!


Logparsing FCS to find files that were infected

Happy New Year! Kurt Falde, one of our CSS Support Engineers, posted a great blog post about how to parse FCS logs to discover the names of the infected files. The post can be found on Kurt’s blog, Stuff n Things (http://blogs.technet.com/kfalde/archive/2009/12/22/logparsing-fcs-to-find-files-that-were-infected.aspx). Happy reading, and thanks Kurt!!