Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 Release Date

We would like to announce that the Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 (FPSMC) is currently scheduled to be available as a free download on December 17, 2010. Using a browser-based user interface, FPSMC allows administrators to centrally manage deployments of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint within their…


Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 Update

My name is Andrew Schiano, and I work in Test for the Forefront Protection team. I would like to tell you a little bit about the soon-to-be released Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 (FPSMC). FPSMC provides centralized management for the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange (FPE) and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) servers…


Forefront Protection Server Management Update

Hey everyone,   I want to announce and tell you a bit about our plans to provide multi-node management for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP). Our new Forefront Protection Server Management Console (FPSMC) 2010 is in the works and aForefront Protection Server Script Kit (FPSSK) will…


New Multi-server Management for FPE and FPSP

Microsoft recently released an update on the evolution of the Forefront security management strategy, which will help Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange (FPE) and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) customers streamline how messaging and collaboration security is managed across the enterprise.    As part of this strategy, we will be releasing a service pack…


Using the FSSMC in clustered Exchange environments

Hey Folks,   A Forefront Security for Exchange Server (FSE) user asked us a question recently about using the Forefront Server Security Management Console (FSSMC) to manage clustered Exchange servers.  He was confused by our guidance that says the FSSMC can be used to manage clustered servers, but it cannot be installed on a clustered…


Forefront Server Security Management Console Hotfix Rollup 3 Available Now!

We are very happy to announce that the Forefront Server Security Management Console (FSSMC) Hotfix Rollup 3 shipped on July 30th. Here are the new features and some important information for the rollup. For a complete list of the fixes included in the rollup and to obtain it, see the following Knowledge Base article “Hotfix…


Forefront Server Security Management Console Available for Trial

I’m Silver Sun, a Program Manager on the Forefront Server Security products team located in Shanghai, China. Our team is really glad to announce that the Forefront Server Security Management Console (FSSMC) is now available here for free evaluation. FSSMC is the successor to Antigen Enterprise Manager (AEM) and includes lots of new features and improved performance, scalability and stability. What…