Forefront Protection 2010: how to install and configure Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server 2010—Step by step


Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server provides ultimate protection for Microsoft Exchange server 2010 from viruses, worms, spyware and spam. Forefront Protection 2010 is an additional component included in Forefront TMG 2010 Enterprise version. However you can download and install Forefront Protection 2010 in a server that is assigned Microsoft Exchange Client Access Server (CAS) role. CAS is internet facing server placed in a perimeter (DMZ). To ensure comprehensive protection, Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) can be deployed on Exchange Edge Transport, Hub Transport, Mailbox server, or combined Hub/Mailbox roles. Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server can be install combined with Forefront TMG 2010 if TMG 2010 installed in an Edge Transport server. Systems requirement for Forefront Protection 2010 is similar to other Exchange Server Roles. You need additional 2GB free RAM and 2GB free disk space on top of all other requirements.

Installation of Forefront Protection 2010

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Monitoring Configuration

Once you finish installation. Open Forefront Protection 2010 from start menu. Now configure monitoring of Incident, quarantine and notifications.

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Policy Management Configuration

Now configure Policy Management. enable Edge Transport, Proxy, Antispam. Setup Engine, Setup internal and external scan. Place internal IP addresss in allow list.

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About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.
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