Configuring Forefront Client Security Alerts

As the former Administrator for several other Enterprise level AV products and now a consultant for a Microsoft Consulting company, I was very interested in the configurability of alerting within Forefront Client Security (FCS). Unfortunately, there wasn’t much specific information regarding configuring this aspect and what did exist was spread out or hard to find.…

Moving an ePO 4.0 database.

Solution IMPORTANT: These instructions are intended to be used by ePO administrators. You are responsible for preventing any adverse effects as a result of following these instructions. Before proceeding, McAfee strongly recommends that you back up the MSDE or SQL database and verify that the backup will restore successfully. For information related to backing up the…

OSD and RunOnce

I recently stumbled onto a somewhat major issue during OSD that is the result of a fundamental (bad) assumption made by many including Windows itself and Internet Explorer. That assumption is that at some point during the deployment of Windows (Windows 7 in this case), an Administrator will log on to the system. This may…

Installing Fonts During OSD

Here’s a simple little script to install fonts during OSD. Note that this is an example of not doing any manual work during OSD: manual work is un-IT. A quick web search, using Bing of course (Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Install Fonts Using a Script- – Hey), and a little scripting knowledge resulted…