While I don't plan to surf or really expose my server to the web directly, if I can find a non-intrusive solution, I would find having it running reassuring.
Even given the offsite backups I keep, I still have a lot of eggs in this precious basket.
Find out more" box and follow along with these screenshots: B) Within a minute or two of the 2 patches getting installed by Windows Update, you'll get a green happy globe icon running in your tray, indicating all is well with Forefront.
C) Go ahead and put Windows Update back on Automatic Updates, it'll now automatically include Forefront in it's engine/definitions downloads. As of Oct 1 2011, in Forefront Client Security, you click on Help, About, and it should show Client Version "1.5.1993.0".
For information on activating Microsoft Update visit update.
My freshly installed Windows Server 2012 installation with Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) installed just wouldn’t update.
So, I figured it was time for me to see what AV solution I could run, today, Oct 1 2011, as I finalize my new server called v Zilla.See also Microsoft's Understanding Anti-Malware Technologies, but I can't seem to find an impartial head-to-head test, I guess time and testing will tell.The previously mentioned supported operating system list does include Windows Server 2008 R2, which is what WHS 2011 basically based upon./topic/4513-antivirus-software-for-server-2012-essentials/#entry52501 with the error shown here: But it turns out Forefront Client Security continues to work with Windows Server 2012 Essentials, amazingly enough.Read details here, which basically states that the above instructions still work fine in the newer OS: Microsoft doesn't list Home Servers among the supported OSs here, so it seems likely that you are totally unsupported.3) Microsoft does not list these Home Server variants in the Client Computer section of Microsoft Forefront Client Security 2010.Documentation below updated as well Oct 07 2011 Update pm eastern: Joe_Miner just located a key new Tech Net document, walking you through client install, and pretty much replacing all the information below: both install methods seem to have the exact same end result, so it appears to not matter which install method you choose.Sep 24 2012 Update: unfortunate news: Microsoft Forefront Client Security runs on Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials, and Windows Home Server v1, no MOM required!/topic/4513-antivirus-software-for-server-2012-essentials/page__st__20#entry52509 Thank you Joe Miner! Whether using a 2006 product with this 2012 release is a good idea or not is another matter, time will tell, on my test VM I'm kicking around right now...Microsoft Update (Automatic Updates) must also be enabled to receive definition updates.