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,…


The new TechNet Wiki is live!

Hey Everyone- The new TechNet Wiki goes live today! The TechNet Wiki provides a space for Microsoft employees, MVPs, friends, and pretty much anyone to share their expertise about Microsoft products. This grassroots effort needs your help. We don’t have all the answers to every problem, but together we can find them. Everyone can contribute to…


Having trouble entering your license agreement number into a Forefront Server Protection or Antigen product?

Hey folks-  I noticed some recent questions on one of our DLs from users who were having trouble getting Forefront Server Protection and Antigen products to accept their license agreement number.  If you are having a similar problem, you should read the article “Why can’t I enter the License Agreement Number?” on the FSS Nerds blog, which may…


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 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…


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…


Migrating from Forefront Security for Exchange Server to Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

Hey Folks,   As you start looking at the new release of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) and consider deploying it in your Exchange environment, you will need to know about migrating from previous versions of Forefront Security for Exchange Server (FSE).   There is no direct upgrade from FSE to FPE, but we…