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The registry settings for Forefront Security for Exchange Server were not applied.

Updated: August 21, 2008

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008

Problem   The registry settings for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FSE) were not applied.

Features affected   The virus protection for e-mail is installed, but it is not configured with the settings that are specific to Windows SBS 2008.

Solution   To correctly configure Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server, you must manually apply the registry settings.

ImportantImportant
Pre-requisites   Ensure that the following pre-requisites are completed:

  1. Exchange Server 2007 is installed. For instructions about how to install Exchange Server 2007, see “Exchange Server 2007 cannot be installed” at the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=119471).

  2. Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server is installed. For instructions about how to install Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server, see “Virus protection for e-mail cannot be installed” at the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=141983).

  3. The software update for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server is applied. For instructions about how to apply it, see “The software update for virus protection for e-mail was not applied” at the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=120548).

  4. The template settings for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server are applied. For instructions about how to apply the template settings, see “The template settings for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server were not applied” at the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=119428).

To apply registry settings for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

  1. Click Start, select All Programs, click Microsoft Forefront Server Security, click Exchange Server, and then click Forefront Server Security Administrator.

  2. In the User Account Control window, click Continue.

  3. In the Connect to Server window, select the server running Windows SBS 2008.

  4. In the License Information window, click OK.

  5. In the Forefront Server Security Administrator console, in the Settings section, apply the settings listed in the table below:

     

    General Options Configuration

    Scan on scanner update (affects performance)

    Enabled

    Enable Background Scan if ‘Scan on Scanner Update’ Enabled

    Disabled

    Scan Doc Files as Containers—Transport

    Enabled

    Scan Doc Files as Containers—Realtime

    Enabled

    Scan Doc Files as Containers—Manual

    Enabled

    Transport Process Count* [See Help For Recommendations]

    2

    Realtime Process Count

    2

  6. Click Save.

  7. In the Operate section, ensure that VSAPI Background Scan Job is enabled and that the scan schedule is set to 4:00 A.M. daily.

To read the most recent version of this topic, see the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink/?LinkID=119429). The most recent version might contain additional information that was not available when Windows SBS 2008 was released.

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