Do my settings get saved when I manually upgrade from Microsoft Forefront Client Protection (FCS) to Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010

Yes they do.  In my test lab I installed FCS ( Clientinstall.exe /nomom ) and made some changes to the Automatic scanning and Exclusions areas.    I then installed FEP (fepinstall.exe /s /q) and the settings that were in FCS stayed in FEP. I’m sure the settings stay the same if FEP is deployed via…

OCS 2007 R2 March 2011 Updates Released

A new round of OCS 2007 R2 updates are available for download.  Here are the components that were updated for this round: Server Updates (6907.225) – KB 968802 Standard/Enterprise Edition Server (KB 2501719) Standard/Enterprise Edition Server Back-End (KB 2512777) UCMA 2.0 Core Redist (KB 2501720) UCMA 2.0 Windows Workflow Redist (KB 2502324) Web Conferencing Server…

What does the Membership Rules for Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manger 2007 (ConfigMgr) look like?

If you installed FEP 2010 and looked at the collections in ConfigMgr you’ll notice every collection under FEP Collections is locked and you can’t even view the Membership Rules Query.  This is normal and by design.  I guess Microsoft doesn’t want you messing with their carefully throughout, planned, and very specific membership rules for FEP. …

Internet Explorer 6 Countdown

IE6 Deathwatch I recently posted an article about why many companies choose to support IE6 and the effect that support has on testing. I also wrote about two free tools that Microsoft offers to help with testing IE6 compatibility: Microsoft Expression SuperPreview and Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image. As part of the discussion, I mentioned…