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…


New Management Packs for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and SharePoint are available

My name is Danny Popper, and I’m a program manager with the Forefront Protection team.   One of the most invaluable tools for an administrator responsible for running server software is Microsoft System Center Operations Manager. Operations Manager is a tool that, when configured with management packs, can centrally monitor your server software and let…


New presentation about Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint

Hey everyone, Mitch Hall, who is a Program Manager on the Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) team, recently did a presentation about the newly released FPSP product. His  presentation provides an in-depth discussion of FPSP and an great product demo.   You can watch his presentation here:   What is New in Forefront Protection 2010…


Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint overview and demo video available

Hello Everyone-   As you know, the Forefront team released Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) at the beginning of May. (You can read about the release here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/fss/archive/2010/05/04/forefront-protection-2010-for-sharepoint-launches.aspx)   A member of our Development team recently released a video that gives an overview of the new FPSP release and a demo of some of…


New Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint Whitepapers are available!

Hi, my name is Scott Floman and I’m a technical writer in the Forefront server protection Information Experience (iX) group. We recently released Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) and I want to let you know about several whitepapers that were written about FPSP. These whitepapers are available at the following URL: http://www.microsoft.com/forefront/protection-for-sharepoint/en/us/white-papers.aspx   Here…


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…


Documentation upgrades and additions for Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint GA release

To support the release of Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP), we have updated all of the FPSP product documentation, which can be found on TechNet at: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=111584. In addition to the general updates to the content, we have added several new documentation topics. These include: Upgrade guidance: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff518399.aspx Best Practices: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff518400.aspx FPSP Management Pack for Microsoft System Center…


Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint Launches!

  We are excited to announce the availability of Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint.  This release provides protection for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2010 and MOSS 2007, as well as Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010.  New features in this release include: ·         Optimized antivirus scanning for high performance, highly stable…


New Multi-server Management for FPE and FPSP

Microsoft recently released an update on the evolution of the Forefront security management strategy, which will help Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange (FPE) and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) customers streamline how messaging and collaboration security is managed across the enterprise.    As part of this strategy, we will be releasing a service pack…