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License extension for End-of-Life Antigen/Forefront products
Article ID: 2793998 - View products that this article applies to.
You purchased one of the following products prior to 1st December 2012, but your subscription expires before 31st December 2015.
You wish to extend your license, but are aware that the product is no longer available for purchase/renewal.
If you were licensed to use one of the above products on 30th November 2012, Microsoft will continue to support the subscription through 31st December 2015. If your subscriptions expire before 31st December 2015, and cannot be renewed because the product is no longer offered, and if you need additional time to move to an alternative solution, you can extend your Expiration Date within the product through 31st December 2015.
You do not need to contact Microsoft/your Microsoft partner to do this.
To learn how to extend your License Agreement Number in-product, please see the following links:
- Antigen and Forefront Security Products: Licensing in Antigen 9 and Forefront Server Security 10 Products
- Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server: About product licensing
- Forefront Protection SharePoint 2010: About product licensing
When you update the Expiration Date in the product, if you are prompted to enter a new License Agreement Number, you can enter 3974799 (for the purposes of this article).
Note that if you did not have a valid subscription for one of the above products on 30th November 2012, you can no longer continue to receive signature updates for these products.
On 12th September 2012, Microsoft announced the end of life date for the following Forefront Server and Forefront Protection products as of 31st December 2015, in this blog
- Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)
- Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP)
- Forefront Security for Office Communications Server (FSOCS)
This also covers previous versions of these products in the Antigen 9 and Forefront Server ranges.
These products are no longer available for purchase (since 1st December 2012).
Article ID: 2793998 - Last Review: January 24, 2013 - Revision: 2.0