Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint RC documentation updated on TechNet

Hi, my name is Scott, and I’m a technical writer in the Forefront Server Security (FSS) User Assistance (UA) group here on Long Island, New York. This post is to let you know that the documentation for our just-released Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) Release Candidate (RC) product has been updated and posted to…


Using Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange in Hyper-V virtual environments

Hey Folks,   People have been asking on our forums if Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) can be run in a Hyper-V virtual environment. The short answer is yes.  The deployment, configuration, and operation of FPE are the same in Hyper-V virtual server environments as on physical servers.    For details about installing…


TechNet Edge video about Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

Hey Folks- Check out this recent video of an IT pro talking about his experience with Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server: http://edge.technet.com/Media/FPE-Customer-Story/ If you are not familiar with TechNet Edge, it is a great resource for IT pros to get news, information, and tips about Microsoft technologies. There are tons of videos and other resources…


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….


Watch this video overview of the new Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server antispam filters

Alex Nikolayev, a program manager on the Forefront Server Protection team, was recently interviewed on video about the new antispam filters available in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE). Alex gives an excellent overview of the antispam filters in FPE and how they are integrated into a seamless antispam solution for protecting Exchange servers from…