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  • Wiki Page: Norman engine issue since the 9th of September 2010 on Forefront Protection for Exchange Server

    We are tracking an issue where Norman updates on Forefront Protection for Exchange are failing with a version downloaded is older than the local version message. Event ID 6014 Source GetEngineFiles. The workaround for this issue is to delete the numbered folder in the Data\Engines\x86\Norman\Package...
  • Wiki Page: How to Configure the Action FPE should take when it Detects Malware

    You must indicate the action that Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) should take when malware is detected. You must set the action for each scan job type (realtime, transport, scheduled, and on-demand) you configure. The action setting is not global. Also, for each scan job type except...
  • Wiki Page: How to Scan Message Queues with FPE

    Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) offers flexibility in choosing which message queues to scan with the transport scan: inbound, outbound, or internal. By default, FPE scans all inbound, outbound, and internal e-mail messages. This topic is a how to. Please keep...
  • Wiki Page: Forefront Protection 2010 Survival Guide

    This " Survival Guide " aims to gather all materials related to Forefront Protection 2010 . Feel free to add content, links and information relevant to the subject. Table of Contents Getting Started Planning and Deployment Upgrade Operations \ Features Authoring and PowerShell...
  • Wiki Page: How to Configure the Number of Scan Engines Used for Each Scan in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)

    In FPE, there's an Engines and Performance setting that controls how many of the selected engines should be used to provide an acceptable probability that your system is protected. There is a trade-off between increasing the probability of catching a virus and maximizing your system performance...
  • Wiki Page: How to Disable or Bypass Transport Scanning in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)?

    You can disable or bypass Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) transport scanning of all e-mail messages. When you disable transport scanning, no malware scanning or filtering is performed by the transport scan job. When you configure FPE to bypass transport scanning, the transport scan...
  • Wiki Page: Using Windows PowerShell commands to export and import Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server configuration settings in a multi-server environment

    If you have multiple instances of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) installed in your messaging environment, you can use Windows PowerShell commands in the Forefront Management Shell to manage FPE configuration settings among multiple servers. Each instance of FPE must be installed...
  • Wiki Page: Forefront Protection for Exchange Best Practices

    Table of Contents Overview of Forefront for Exchange Best Practices configuration for Forefront for Exchange References Appendix A – Attachment Blocking Overview of Forefront for Exchange Microsoft Forefront delivers comprehensive, end-to-end solutions, both on-premises and in the...
  • Wiki Page: Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE 2010): FAQ

    Get answers to your questions about Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server. Q. What is Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server? A. Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server provides fast and effective detection of viruses, worms, and spyware by integrating multiple scanning engines...
  • Wiki Page: How to Configure Maximum File Sizes in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)

    To read the official Microsoft topic on this subject, see Configuring maximum file sizes and other threshold levels on the Microsoft TechNet Library. **************************************** You can configure the maximum values that FPE uses for various thresholds. These include the following:...
  • Wiki Page: How to Test Your FPE Deployment

    The procedure below provides instructions on testing your Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) deployment by using the EICAR antivirus test file . To test your deployment Copy the following line into its own text file, and then name it EICAR.TXT: X5O!P%@AP[4\PZX54(P^)7CC...
  • Wiki Page: How to Set up Targeted Antimalware Scanning and Filtering with FPE

    Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) provides settings that enable you to identify external and internal addresses. You configure these settings shortly after installing FPE so that inbound and internal mail can easily be identified for targeted antimalware scanning and filtering. ...
  • Wiki Page: How to Configure the Transport Scan in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)

    For the official Microsoft topic on this subject, see Configuring the transport scan on the Microsoft Technical Library. ******************************* In Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server, there are various configuration settings that you can adjust for the transport scan in order...
  • Wiki Page: How to Configure Backscatter Filtering for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)

    To read the official Microsoft topic on this subject, see Configuring backscatter filtering in the Microsoft TechNet Library. ***************************************************************** Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) Backscatter filtering is intended to prevent bounced...
  • Wiki Page: How to Create an "Allowed Senders" List in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)

    Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) provides allowed senders lists so that you can maintain lists of safe e-mail addresses or e-mail domains that are not subjected to filtering. FPE checks the sender address or domain against the allowed senders list. If the e-mail address or domain appears...
  • Wiki Page: How to Configure and Schedule Updates For Scan Engines in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)

    For the official Microsoft topic on this subject, see Configuring and scheduling updates on the Microsoft TechNet Library. ********************************************* In FPE, you can configure update settings that are specific for each scan engine, as well as global settings that apply to all...
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