Introducing the Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) Best Practices Analyzer, as well as a rules updates for the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) Best Practices Analyzer

Last week, the Forefront Server Protection team had two releases of note for our Best Practices Analyzer (BPA). A BPA from Microsoft is generally released alongside server software to help you ensure that you configure the software properly. When we released FPSP earlier this month, we also released a BPA to accompany it. Our BPA…


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. …


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,…


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…


Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and 32-bit vs. 64-bit

Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) 1 is a leading solution for securing your messaging environment. Its antimalware solution is a proven security product that has helped many customers to secure their e-mail system.   A multi-engine solution provides the maximum protection for our customers, but it also requires we take dependencies on…


Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) Capacity Planning Guidance v. 2

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance into Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) capacity planning regarding hardware, such as the number of processing cores, memory requirements, and when to scale up based on CPU utilization and throughput.  Performance guidelines using the capacity planning tool are provided for Exchange Server 2010 deployments….


New Planning and Architecture content available in our TechNet library

Greetings! I am a new technical writer on the Forefront Server Protection UA team. I wanted to make you aware of some new user documentation our team recently made available for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE). If you are looking for the big picture on how FPE protects your Exchange servers and how…