Please let us know about how you use email security solutions in your workplace

Hello everyone, The Microsoft Forefront team is currently conducting a survey and would like to hear your opinions about email security, especially how you use email security solutions in your organization. We would appreciate it if you would take the time to respond to this survey.  This information will help us improve Forefront Protection for Exchange….


Manually updating engines and definitions in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and SharePoint

Hello,   We get quite a few calls from administrators who ask if they can manually update their Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint scan engines.  Well, the short answer is yes, but the long answer is a bit longer, so in order to provide guidance to those…


New Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server Administrator Console overview videos available

Hi, my name is Suzanne Greenberg, and I am a technical writer for the Forefront Server Protection products. I want to let you know about the recent release of two tutorial videos that introduce the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) Administrator Console.   In the first video, Noreen Lynch, Senior Development Lead, introduces the FPE…


Hotfix Rollup 1 for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server is available

On behalf of the Forefront Server Protection team at Microsoft, I am pleased to announce the release of the Hotfix Rollup 1 for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server! On June 30th 2010, Microsoft shipped Hotfix Rollup 1 for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server. For a complete list of the new features and fixes…


New Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server videos available

Hey Everyone-  If you are looking for a tutorial on how to install Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) on an Exchange server, look no further. The Forefront Server Protection Information Experience (iX) team recently created two videos that guide you through a basic install and post-install verification.  The first video titled “Installing Microsoft Forefront…


Introducing the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server capacity planning tool

Hello. My name is Frank Trujillo, and I want to inform everyone that the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) capacity planning tool is now available. As in the previous version of the tool, it is Excel-based and provides a workflow that makes hardware recommendations based on your preferred security configuration and desired environment. …


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…


Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server 14 and RBAC

Forefront Protection for Exchange Server 11.0 (FPE 11.0) is the first version of Forefront that can interact with the new Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) capabilities in Microsoft Exchange 14.0 (E14).   The steps involved in integrating an FPE machine into E14 RBAC are:   a)      During an E14 install, the role group RoleGroupHygieneManagement is created…


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…