Friday, October 15, 2010

Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint

Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint helps prevents users from uploading or downloading documents containing malware, out-of-policy content, or sensitive information to SharePoint libraries. Using multiple antimalware scanning engines from industry-leading security partners combined with file and keyword filtering, Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint provides comprehensive protection against the latest threats. The product integrates with SharePoint technologies to provide high performance, easily customized protection optimized for SharePoint collaboration environments.

New Features

Build 0354.0:

1.Added support for Windows PowerShell, the Windows command line shell that can be used to enter commands directly or to create scripts.

2.Product installation is now done with the Windows Installer (MSI). Unattended (silent or passive) installations are also supported.

3.The user interface has been revised and includes statistics and health monitoring reports.

4.Spyware can now be detected with the Microsoft Antimalware Engine in the realtime scan.

5.Administrators can now customize e-mail notifications to be sent for events such as a license expiration or an engine update failure.

6.There is a new scan job called the scheduled scan job, which is typically used to scan the entire database.

7.An on-demand scan job has been added in order to scan selected sites on an on-demand basis.You can choose the SharePoint sites to scan with the scheduled and on-demand scans using either the FPSP Administrator Console or Windows PowerShell commands.

8.FPSP can be run on the Hyper-V virtual platform.

9.FPSP can be deployed by using the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).

10.FPSP has improved its performance scanning Microsoft Office OpenXML files.

11.FPSP supports scanning files over 500 megabytes (MB).

12.FPSP offers increased stability over heavy loads.

13.FPSP is supported on 64-bit operating systems.