How to enable the Kaspersky 8 engine for Forefront Protection for Exchange hotfix rollup 1 and Forefront Protection for SharePoint

Summary

Forefront Protection for Exchange hotfix rollup 1 (FPE RU1) and Forefront Protection for SharePoint (FPSP) utilize version 5 of the Kaspersky engine by default. However, both products have the ability to use version 8 of the Kaspersky scan engine.

Resolution

  1. Download the localenginemapping.cab from this location: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=196982
  2. To enable Kaspersky 8, copy the localenginemapping.cab to the following location ( …\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange Server\Data\Engines\metadata). The settings will take effect automatically. The next engine update will provide the Kaspersky 8 engine.

More Information

For additional information on the Kaspersky 8 engine implementation within Forefront Protection for Exchange and Forefront Protection for SharePoint please see the following:


Kaspersky 8 in Forefront Protection for SharePoint


Kaspersky 8 in Forefront Protection for Exchange

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Article ID: 2284024 - Last Review: Mar 22, 2011 - Revision: 1

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