Hotfix Rollup 1 for Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint is Available

On behalf of the security team at Microsoft, I am pleased to announce the release of Hotfix Rollup 1 for Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint. On January 17th Microsoft shipped Hotfix Rollup 1 for Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) to provide a series of product enhancements and new features. For a complete list…

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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…


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Microsoft is upgrading the multi-engine protection in all Forefront server security products to support a newer version of the antivirus engine.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…


Forefront Server Protection RSS feeds are now available!

Hello,   I’d like to take a moment and encourage each of you to check out Microsoft’s latest efforts to save you support costs and time.   Introducing Forefront Server RSS feeds:   Forefront Server RSS Feeds   By subscribing to our Forefront Server RSS feed, you allow Microsoft to give you the answers without having…


Forefront Security for SharePoint (FSSP) registry setting information and defaults

Forefront Security for SharePoint (FSSP) includes a number of registry settings that control most of the configuration settings. The charts below provide information about the various settings. ·         The first table gives information about several registry settings that are recommended and/or frequently used to improve FSSP’s performance. ·         The second table gives information about registry…


New video available about using PowerShell to export and import Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint configuration settings

If you are managing multiple SharePoint servers with Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) installed and would like to share your FPSP configuration settings among your various installations, you can use PowerShell to export the settings from one configured instance of FPSP and then import the settings into other instances of FPSP.   Micah LaNasa,…


Microsoft Forefront Protection Server Script Kit now available for download

We’re excited to announce that a new solution for multi-server management of Forefront Server Protection products is now available for download! The Microsoft® Forefront® Protection Server Script Kit provides multi-server management for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint®. In addition to the ability to manage multiple Forefront servers from a…


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…


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…