Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and 32-bit vs. 64-bit

Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) 1 is a leading solution for securing your messaging environment. Its antimalware solution is a proven security product that has helped many customers to secure their e-mail system.   A multi-engine solution provides the maximum protection for our customers, but it also requires we take dependencies on…


Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) Capacity Planning Guidance v. 2

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance into Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) capacity planning regarding hardware, such as the number of processing cores, memory requirements, and when to scale up based on CPU utilization and throughput.  Performance guidelines using the capacity planning tool are provided for Exchange Server 2010 deployments….


New Planning and Architecture content available in our TechNet library

Greetings! I am a new technical writer on the Forefront Server Protection UA team. I wanted to make you aware of some new user documentation our team recently made available for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE). If you are looking for the big picture on how FPE protects your Exchange servers and how…


Watch this video overview of the new Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server antispam filters

Alex Nikolayev, a program manager on the Forefront Server Protection team, was recently interviewed on video about the new antispam filters available in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE). Alex gives an excellent overview of the antispam filters in FPE and how they are integrated into a seamless antispam solution for protecting Exchange servers from…


We want your input for the next release of Forefront Protection for Exchange Server

Although we just shipped Forefront Protection for Exchange Server 2010, we are already hard at work planning the next release. To that end, we are very interested in hearing feedback on your experience deploying and managing your current antimalware solution for Exchange. Please take 5-10 minutes to answer the survey questions. This type of feedback…


Migrating from Forefront Security for Exchange Server to Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

Hey Folks,   As you start looking at the new release of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) and consider deploying it in your Exchange environment, you will need to know about migrating from previous versions of Forefront Security for Exchange Server (FSE).   There is no direct upgrade from FSE to FPE, but we…


11 Languages MUI out of the box

Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server will soon be available in 11 languages: US English, Japanese, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Russian. This is the same set of languages that were available in Forefront Security for Exchange Server 2007 but there is a big difference. In the 2007 release…


How do I disable these engine end-of-life notifications I am receiving from Antigen and Forefront?

Many of you may have noticed warning notifications about the upcoming end-of-life date for several antivirus engines and the Spamcure antispam engine being generated by Antigen and Forefront Server Security.  These notifications are intended to ensure that you take the appropriate steps to keep your antivirus and antispam protection up to date when these engines…


Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server now available!

  I am excited to announce the availability of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server for use with Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007 SP1. The team is ecstatic about this release and above is a conceptual box we printed out and signed in our ship celebration.   This release brings: ·         Premium antimalware via multiple…


Correction to Antigen 8 end-of-life date

Hey folks- On October 26th we posted an article here to remind Antigen users about the end-of-life date for Antigen 8 for Exchange and SMTP Gateways and provide guidance for migrating to Antigen 9.  The article said the end-of-life date is December 1, 2009, but it should have said December 31, 2009.  The article has been corrected….