Manage Security Components Using the Administration Console

You can use the following tasks in the Windows EBS Administration Console to manage the security components that are installed in Windows EBS.

To view the tasks for a component, on the Security tab, right-click a security component.

E-mail anti-malware tasks

 

Task Details

View recent alerts

Starts the System Center Essentials console to display active alerts for the component from the last seven days

Restore default e-mail anti-malware settings

Opens the Restore Default E-mail Anti-malware Settings dialog box to confirm that settings will be reset using default Windows EBS settings

Renew subscription

Opens the subscription renewal Web site

Start Forefront Server Security Administrator console

Starts a RemoteApp connection to the Forefront Server Security Administrator console on the Messaging Server to manage e-mail anti-malware settings

E-mail anti-spam tasks

 

Task Details

View recent alerts

Starts the System Center Essentials console to display active alerts from the last seven days for the component

Restore default e-mail anti-spam settings

Opens the Restore Default E-mail Anti-spam Settings dialog box to confirm that settings will be reset using default Windows EBS settings

Check Sender ID configuration

Starts the Sender ID Framework SPF Record Wizard at the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=114211)

Start Exchange Administration console

Starts a RemoteApp connection to the Exchange Management console on the Security Server to manage e-mail anti-spam settings

Network firewall tasks

 

Task Details

View recent alerts

Starts the System Center Essentials console to display active alerts from the last seven days for the component

Save firewall settings

Opens a dialog box to save the current network firewall settings as an XML file

Apply saved settings

Opens a dialog box to open an XML file that contains network firewall settings

Restore default network firewall settings

Opens the Restore Default Network Firewall Settings dialog box to confirm that settings will be reset using default Windows EBS settings

Create policy rules for accessing the Internet

Starts the Web Access Policy Wizard in Forefront TMG

Publish Web sites

Starts the New Web Publishing Rule Wizard in Forefront TMG

Create a server publishing rule

Starts the New Server Publishing Rule Wizard in Forefront TMG

Create a site-to-site VPN connection

Starts the Create Site-to-Site Connection Wizard in Forefront TMG

View weekly report

Generates and displays a weekly report of network firewall activity in Forefront TMG

Renew subscription

Opens the subscription renewal Web site

Start Forefront Threat Management Gateway console

Starts a RemoteApp connection to the Forefront TMG console on the Security Server to manage network firewall settings

Update Management tasks

 

Task Details

Approve updates

Opens the Approve Updates dialog box to approve all critical and security updates for deployment to managed computers

Apply recommended Update Management settings

Opens the Apply Recommended Update Management Settings dialog box to confirm that settings will be reset using the recommended Windows EBS settings. The recommended settings configure Update Management to automatically download updates to the Windows operating system and other Microsoft products, and then apply those updates to computers in the Active Directory domain by using Windows Server Update Services.

Manage updates

Starts the System Center Essentials console to manage updates

Configure update-management settings

Starts the Update Management Configuration Wizard in System Center Essentials

View updates status summary

Starts the System Center Essentials console to display a summary of updates on managed computers

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