Guidance on install anti-malware platform updates for FEP 2010 SU1 and SCEP 2012 SP1

<updated on 9/18/2013 to update the latest anti-malware platform update link> Configuration Team has released anti-malware platform update for FEP 2010 SU1 and SCEP 2012 SP1 CU2: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2865173   These updates are server side hotfixes and should be installed on the Configuration Manager Site servers. After you install the updates, you will need to do…


Sample Script to Update FEP Service Policy

Very occasionally, you may found that an FEP policy called “FEP Service policy” gets applied instead of the policy with highest precedence. “FEP Service Policy” is an undocumented policy. “FEP Service Policy” is not created by default when you install FEP 2010 (with or without Update Rollup 1). It is created when the last FEP…


Guidance on serve initial FEP definition update with SCCM through DP

Another hot request from Customers about FEP is to allow the initial definition update after FEP client install is served up via Configuration Manager instead of from the live MU. To achieve this, first you should follow the article here to keep your SCCM site with the latest FEP definition update deployed. The next step is…


Manage FEP agents with or without SCCM

There’re some questions about FEP 2010 Standalone. Actually, it’s quite vague about the meaning of FEP 2010 Standalone. FEP 2010 means FEP 2010 Server that are integrated with SCCM 2007. When most customers talk about FEP 2010 Standalone, they actually talk about to manage FEP agents without SCCM. Below is the table break down by…


FEP Policy UI issue – "Only check alternative sources if definitions on the client computer are older than (days):” setting cannot be saved if you only change this setting with key board.

Issues Description: On FEP 2010 SU1, you edit the FEP Policy and only change the “Only check alternative sources if definitions on the client computer are older than (days):” setting by changing the number in the text box (instead of clicking the up/down button) and you don’t change the focus to other controls. You will…