Sign in and out of the Administration Center
Applies to: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange
Topic Last Modified: 2012-03-15
This topic provides instructions for logging on to and accessing the Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) Administration Center. However, before you can access the FOPE Administration Center, you must complete the FOPE subscription activation process and receive an email from messaging.microsoft.com with a link to the FOPE Administration Center site, along with instructions for setting up your password. For additional information about how to set up your password, see First Time Log on to the FOPE Administration Center.How to log on to the FOPE Administration Center
From your Web browser, go to the FOPE Administration Center sign-in page: https://admin.messaging.microsoft.com.
Type your user name and password, and then click Sign in.
You will see the Information Tab, which is the home page of the FOPE Administration Center.
If you forget or want to change your password, you can go to the sign-in page at any time to request to have your password sent to your primary email address, or to change your password. For security reasons, it is a good idea to change your password on a regular basis.
|If you are provisioned with FOPE in connection with Microsoft Office 365, you can log in to the FOPE Administration Center directly from the Exchange Control Panel without logging in through the FOPE sign in page. In Exchange Control Panel, on the Mail Control tab, click the link to FOPE.|
From anywhere within the FOPE Administration Center, point your mouse over the Sign out link in the upper right corner of the site (next to Help).
Click Sign out.
You will see the sign-in page of the FOPE Administration Center. This confirms that you are signed out.