New Certificate Required For Antigen 9 Installations on Windows Server 2000

As of January 18, 2011, Microsoft will be signing antivirus engines used by Antigen with a new certificate in order to continue to ensure secure and reliable virus-engine updates. This will require a new certificate implementation on any Windows 2000 server running Antigen 9.0. Please see the following Knowledge Base article for clear and detailed instructions…

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Information about the new antivirus engine for Forefront and Antigen products

Microsoft is upgrading the multi-engine protection in all Forefront server security products to support a newer version of the antivirus engine.  The newer version will provide customers with improved scanning times and reduced signature file size. The new engine replaces the older engine.  This new engine publishes update files in a subdirectory – the first…


Changes to the Antigen documentation in the TechNet library

This week we made some significant changes to the Antigen documentation that is available in the TechNet Library. We did this in order to improve your ability to find the information that is most relevant when using a search engine to find answers to your questions. Rest assured that the information isn’t gone forever, it’s…


How to Use Forefront Server Protection Documentation

Hi, my name is Scott Floman, and I’m a technical writer in the Forefront server protection Information Experience (iX) group. I want to again share with you some information about the documentation we have available, which docs are useful for what purposes, and where to find them.   We deliver our content in several ways,…


Having trouble entering your license agreement number into a Forefront Server Protection or Antigen product?

Hey folks-  I noticed some recent questions on one of our DLs from users who were having trouble getting Forefront Server Protection and Antigen products to accept their license agreement number.  If you are having a similar problem, you should read the article “Why can’t I enter the License Agreement Number?” on the FSS Nerds blog, which may…


Forefront Server Protection TechNet Library content refresh

Hi, my name is Suzanne and I am a technical writer in the Forefront Server Protection Information Experience (iX) group here in Hauppauge, New York. I want to tell you about the recent updates we made in our TechNet Library. For Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE), a new planning and architecture section, Maximizing…


The survey results are in!

We recently conducted a survey on the FSS Blog asking your opinions of your current Exchange antimalware solution. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the survey and share some of the results. We greatly appreciate the time you took to provide your valuable feedback, and I can assure you that your opinions…


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…