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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


How do I disable these engine end-of-life notifications I am receiving from Antigen and Forefront?

Many of you may have noticed warning notifications about the upcoming end-of-life date for several antivirus engines and the Spamcure antispam engine being generated by Antigen and Forefront Server Security.  These notifications are intended to ensure that you take the appropriate steps to keep your antivirus and antispam protection up to date when these engines…


Backscatter protection: how to do it with Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

Backscatter is a problem that has been known to the messaging community for a long time.  In essence, backscatter is a DSN (Delivery Status Notification) delivered to a recipient who never sent the original mail in the first place.  While the DSN itself is perfectly legitimate and valid notification initiated by a reputable MTA, it…