After install of KB971026 for FCS, the full Client package for FCS is re-offered from WSUS

Yesterday Microsoft released KB971026 which is an update to the FCS Antimalware engine.  This update installs successfully without issues.  However, after this update is applied, the initial FCS Client package called “Client Update for Microsoft Forefront Client Security (1.0.1703.0)” on the WSUS server would then be offered to the system.  If the Client Update for Microsoft…


Event 3002 with error 0x8007139f from FCSAMRtp when RTP security agent unchecked

On a system running the FCS Client, you may run into the event listed below which occurs on the local system and may cause an Alert to fire on the FCS Console. This issue can occur when the client system has had a Real-time protection Security Agent de-selected in the FCS Client UI. For example, if you do…

Welcome to the FCS Support Blog

The CSS Security Support Team will be posting to this blog to inform FCS customers about common support issues seen in the field.  If you have a topic you would like to see covered, please post a comment and we will attempt to address it. Thanks, CSS Security Support Team


FCS with MOM 2005 Database Guidance

  All information provided here is in regards to Forefront Client Security 1.0.  There are no guarantees on the information provided.   Default DB sizes during FCS Setup Database sizing Transaction log file sizing Hard Disk Spindles Troubleshooting Appendix   Default DB sizes during FCS Setup During the FCS install process, the default setting for…