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Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

Book Description

Get focused, real-world guidance for planning and implementing Forefront Protection for Exchange Server--and help protect enterprise e-mail from viruses, spam, phishing, and policy violations. Guided by key members of the Microsoft Forefront team, you'll delve into system components, features, and capabilities, and step through essential planning and design considerations. Deployment scenarios for Forefront Protection for Exchange include the Edge server, to inspect e-mail moving into and out of the corporate network; Exchange Hub Transport Server, to inspect e-mail moving within the organization; and mailbox servers, to inspect the contents of the user e-mail boxes and provide real-time protection against malicious attachments.

Table of Contents

  1. Deploying Microsoft® Forefront® Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
  2. Acknowledgments
    1. With thanks…
    2. From Yuri
    3. From Tom
  3. Introduction
    1. Who Is This Book For?
    2. How Is This Book Organized?
    3. Support for This Book
    4. We Want to Hear from You
  4. 1. Planning Forefront Protection for Exchange Server
    1. Understanding Forefront Protection for Exchange Server
    2. Architecture
    3. Software and Hardware Requirements
    4. Performance Considerations
      1. Edge Transport Role Considerations
      2. Hub Transport Role Considerations
      3. Mailbox Role Considerations
    5. Administrator’s Punch List
  5. 2. Installing and Configuring Forefront Protection for Exchange Server
    1. Installing Forefront Protection for Exchange Server
    2. Opening the Console
    3. Configuring Forefront Protection for Exchange Server
      1. Anti-Malware
        1. Mailbox Realtime
        2. Hub Transport
        3. Mailbox Scheduled
      2. Anti-Spam
      3. Filters
        1. Creating Filters for Allowed Senders
        2. Creating a File Filter
        3. Creating a Keyword Filter
        4. Creating a Sender-Domain Filter
        5. Creating a Subject Line Filter
        6. Filter Options
      4. Online Protection
      5. Global Settings
        1. Scan Options
          1. Scan Targets – Realtime
          2. Scan Targets – Transport
          3. Scan Targets – Scheduled
        2. Engine Options
          1. UNC Authentication
          2. Proxy Server
          3. Additional Options
        3. Advanced Options
          1. Scans
          2. Deletion Criteria
          3. Threshold Levels
          4. Specialty File Type Settings
          5. Logging Options
          6. Customer Experience Improvement Program
          7. Intelligent Engine Management
    4. Administrator’s Punch List
  6. 3. Protecting your Mail System on the Edge with Forefront TMG Email Protection
    1. Understanding the Forefront TMG Email Protection Feature
    2. Software and Hardware Requirements
    3. Installing and Configuring Email Protection
      1. Installing Exchange 2010 Edge Transport Role
      2. Installing Forefront Protection for Exchange Server
      3. Email Protection Configuration
        1. Email Policy
        2. Spam Filtering
        3. Virus and Content Filtering
    4. Administrator’s Punch List
  7. A. About the Authors
  8. About the Authors
  9. Copyright