Forefront Endpoint Protection Blog

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March, 2010

  • Scanning email archives

    Continuing in the registry key series, let’s talk about DisableEmailScanning . By default, the antimalware engine included with FCS will not scan email archives (email archives are file-based containers that contain email messages). FCS is an...
  • Setting a process exclusion in your network

    Trust me, one of these days you will need to exclude a process from being scanned by FCS. Or maybe you already crossed that bridge. You added a process exclusion using the GUI, it worked like a charm. As you need to have this exclusion set on all your...
  • Wildcards in path exclusions: FCS

    Since the August 2009 antimalware engine update we support wildcards in path exclusions for on-demand scans (quick/full/custom scan). It is important to note that Wildcards in path exclusions will not work for Real Time Protection and will be ignored...
  • Setting definition update keys via policy

    Next up in our registry key series: setting definition update keys via policy. On the FCS TechNet library, the following registry key is described: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Microsoft Forefront\Client Security\1.0 ...
  • Can’t find it? Write it!

    Hey Folks, I wanted to point out a new resource available to you to find information, and, if you can’t find it, write it! The TechNet Wiki is open for business. Contribute boldly. Edit gently. It is the TechNet Wiki way. Enjoy!