Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 has been released!

On behalf of the Forefront Server Protection team at Microsoft, I am pleased to announce the release of Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 (FPSMC).

On December 17th, 2010 Microsoft shipped the Forefront Protection Server Management Console (FPSMC) to provide centralized management for the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint servers in your environment. FPSMC provides multi-server management through a browser-based interface, and supports the following features:

· Signature redistribution

· Policy (configuration) deployment

· Centralized incident, spam, and engine version reporting

· Centralized quarantine management

· Auto discovery of new servers

· Integration with Forefront Online Protection for Exchange

For a complete list of features included in this free release, along with directions for download and installation, please go to: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=31f66155-50f0-4665-adc0-de94da027ed7

Andrew Schiano

Software Development Engineer in Test