Archive for the ‘Forefront Endpoint Protection’ Category

Microsoft Management Summit 2011

In terms of winning things, that’s not usually me, however this year I am a winner.  Why?  Well, I took some time to learn about Forefront Endpoint Protection with Microsoft’s community evaluation program. It seemed like the best way to learn about the newly released endpoint protection and understand the benefits in convergence of desktop […]

Posted on February 14, 2011 at 12:24 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Events, Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 – Configuring Alerts

Having recently run the FEP Best Practice analyser I noted the error about not having configuring alerting.  To resolve this I need to add some alerting and while doing so I created this guide to configuring alerts.  Before I go into the steps I will highlight a few best practices that came to mind as […]

Posted on January 31, 2011 at 11:21 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
In: Forefront Endpoint Protection

FEP 2010 Security Management Pack

What is the security management pack?  Forefront Endpoint Protection has a security management pack that is helpful for monitoring and remediating server based endpoint issues real-time.  There are 3 packs to import, the reporting and application packs are dependant on the library pack, the report pack is optional.  The installation guide is located here. Once […]

Posted on January 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Forefront Endpoint Protection

Convergence of Desktop Security and Management

Last month Microsoft announced the release of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP).  I have been following the community evaluation programme and would like to thank the team at Microsoft for their informative presentations and chalk talks, not only have they helped me learn the technology in a very interactive way, they have also helped improve […]

Posted on January 6, 2011 at 2:20 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Forefront Endpoint Protection

Running Antivirus Software on a DPM Server

 Endpoint Protection 2010 Based on the TechNet article for running antivirus on a DPM 2010 server found here, I have created a performance optimized policy for DPM 2010. After creating the optimized policy I have unchecked behavior monitoring in the real-time settings then made these additions: Disable real-time monitoring of these two folders within the […]

Posted on November 22, 2010 at 2:05 am by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
In: Data Protection Manager, Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Policy Deployment – Quick Guide

As I mentioned in a previous post, the Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Release Candidate is now available for download. In my policy creation guide I ran through the steps to create a policy, here I will demo how to deploy a policy. The prerequisite for this guide is to have created a policy or use […]

Posted on November 17, 2010 at 12:08 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection: Release Candidate

Announced during the TechED Europe keynote and here on the System Center Team Blog the release candidate for Forefront Endpoint Protection is now available for download here. Check out client security blog and TechNet documentation here. If you want a quick overview there are now some more TechEd videos available Technical Overiew Planning and Deploying […]

Posted on November 12, 2010 at 9:38 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, Policy Creation – Quick Guide

This is a quick guide to introduce policy creation in Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 beta. For the purpose of the guide I’m taking our suggested requirements from the Citrix Guidelines for Antivirus Software Configuration located here. FEP 2010 is installed on top of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 or the now released R3.  In […]

Posted on November 8, 2010 at 1:12 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection Community Evaluation Program

For want of a shorted description I have joined FEPCEP. Quoted from the connect page the program is for: “Customers and partners who want to efficiently manage implementation, test scenarios, discover and contribute to best practices, the Community Evaluation Program provides a structured approach for connecting with the Forefront Endpoint Protection product group and a […]

Posted on October 7, 2010 at 12:12 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Forefront Endpoint Protection