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…


Help with installing Forefront Security for Exchange Server on clustered Exchange servers

Hey folks, We get lots of questions on our forums and lots of calls to our support staff about installing FSE and Antigen on clustered Exchange servers.  Obviously, installing on clustered servers is a whole different animal from installing on single servers and requires additional guidance. In response to that need, our UA team produced…


Microsoft Support Policy for Antigen 9.0 and Forefront Security for Exchange Server Installed on Third-party Clusters

Recently, customers have been asking whether Microsoft supports Antigen 9.0 and Forefront Security for Exchange Server on third-party clusters (meaning non-Microsoft Cluster Service clusters). The following blog describes Microsoft’s official support policy for Microsoft Antigen 9.0 for Exchange and Forefront Security for Exchange Server running on non-Microsoft clusters.   Microsoft Customer Support Services (CSS) supports…