Forefront Contest Last Round – FPE Questions

I hope you had a great weekend and that you are now ready for the last round of questions, now about Forefront Protection for Exchange, one of the leaders in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Mail Gateway category. Before we start I recommend you to review the rules on the following posts:

Having read that, let’s move on to the FPE questions:

Question 1) Choose T (True) or F (False) for the sentences below about Best Practices to deploy Forefront Protection for Exchange: (2 points).
(Note: only the full set of correct answers will receive 2 points)

a. (__) Running such scans using the on-demand scan is not recommended. Use the scheduled scan instead.
b. (__)The default values for the transport and realtime process counts are 2. On systems with greater than 4 processor cores, performance may be improved by increasing the number of processes towards the total number of CPU cores available.
c. (__)Change the value of the Maximum container file size: (megabytes) setting in Global Settings – Advanced Options to match your e-mail policy concerning the largest permissible file attachment size.
d. (__)Use inbound, outbound, and internal transport scanning only on Transport Server.

Question 2) Review the filter below and choose the best option that applies to the filter’s criteria:


a. With this criteria all files with any name and any extension will be blocked.
b. With this criteria all files with any name and only with an EXE extension will be blocked.
c. With this criteria all files with any name and that the extension starts with EXE will be blocked.
d. With this criteria all files with any name and only with an EXE extension will be allowed.

Question 3) How many Engines does Forefront Protection for Exchange supports?

a. 3
b. 2
c. 4
d. 5

Question 4) You are installing Forefront Protection for Exchange in a Server that previously had another VSAPI-based antivirus product. The Messaging administrator confirmed that the previous AV was uninstalled a week ago. When you start installing FPE you receive the error message below:


From the options below, which one is the most recommended in such scenario?

a. Remove all folders from the previous AV solution.
b. Remove the registry key HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeIS\VirusScan before install FPE.
c. Run a repair on Exchange installation and try to install FPE again.
d. Run FPE installation with elevated privileges.

Question 5) Which FPE Powershell cmdlet will disable worm purging for the scheduled scan job?

a. Set-FseTransportScan -EnableWormPurge $false
b. Set-FseRealtimeScan -EnableWormPurge $false
c. Set-FseScheduledScan -EnableWormPurge $false
d. Set-FseScheduledScan -EnableWormPurge $true

Good lucky and remember that this quiz will be open until tomorrow 6:35AM CST. Tomorrow the results for this quiz and Friday the final result with the winner’s name !!

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