Microsoft forefront not updating client

20-Aug-2019 06:47

To quickly find where a client has been pulling updates from, open the MPlog and hit Control F, in the find window type in the word “via” and hit find next.

In fact, Microsoft designed the entire Forefront suite to work in tandem with Active Directory, Group Policy and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to distribute consistent security policies and timely, properly applied security updates using familiar interfaces.You can see statistics in the aggregate about client computers, like the number of malware processes and vulnerabilities found, the number of computers that are insecurely configured (according to the product) and so on.The dashboard presents historical data, showing computer performance trends, and the where and when of outbreaks are examined.Figure 1 is a sample screen showing the dashboard interface.Figure 1: The Dashboard view in Microsoft Forefront Client Security You can also run several detailed reports that actually use an embedded light version of Microsoft Operations Manager to get a comprehensive view of client deployment, malware infections and status, a summary of the overall security state of the network and details on the overall security of client computers.

In fact, Microsoft designed the entire Forefront suite to work in tandem with Active Directory, Group Policy and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to distribute consistent security policies and timely, properly applied security updates using familiar interfaces.

You can see statistics in the aggregate about client computers, like the number of malware processes and vulnerabilities found, the number of computers that are insecurely configured (according to the product) and so on.

The dashboard presents historical data, showing computer performance trends, and the where and when of outbreaks are examined.

Figure 1 is a sample screen showing the dashboard interface.

Figure 1: The Dashboard view in Microsoft Forefront Client Security You can also run several detailed reports that actually use an embedded light version of Microsoft Operations Manager to get a comprehensive view of client deployment, malware infections and status, a summary of the overall security state of the network and details on the overall security of client computers.

This might come in handy if you’re troubleshooting a system that has been taken offline due to a suspected infection.