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Security Management Pack Monitors

Updated: January 1, 2011

Applies To: Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Security Management Pack Monitors

The following table shows the available monitors in the Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Security Management Pack. For more information about FEP Security Management Pack monitors, see About Monitors.

 

Monitor name Monitor description Generates alerts Disabled by default

Real-Time Protection

This monitor tracks the state of antimalware real-time protection.

Yes

No

Windows Firewall

This monitor detects the Windows Firewall state.

Yes

Yes

Antimalware Engine

This monitor tracks the health of the antimalware client and service.

Yes

No

Antimalware Definitions

This monitor detects whether there is a valid definitions file. If the definitions file is missing or corrupt, the monitor will enter a Critical state.

Yes

No

Antimalware Definitions Age

This monitor detects whether the definition file is out of date. If the definition file is older than three days, the monitor will enter a Warning state. If the definition is older than five days, the monitor will enter a Critical state.

Yes

No

Additional Actions Pending

This monitor tracks whether additional actions must be performed after malware has been blocked and removed from a computer.

Yes

No

Vulnerability Protection

This monitor detects computers that have real-time protection turned off and, additionally, have not performed a scan in the past three days.

No

No

Malware Outbreak

This monitor detects a malware outbreak of both cleaned and active infections when they occur on more than 5% (by default) of the total number of computers in a time period of one hour (by default).

Yes

No

Deployment Failure

This monitor tracks Forefront Endpoint Protection client installation failures and detects computers that require a restart in order to complete the installation.

Yes

No

Active Malware

This monitor tracks failed malware cleanup operations.

Yes

No

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