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When you use Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console (FSSMC) to update the scan engines on Forefront Security for Exchange Server or on Forefront Security for SharePoint, the engine updates fail on FSSMC. Additionally, the following information is logged:
INFORMATION: The proxy settings will be used for this connection. ERROR: A standard exception was caught in GetEngineFiles. invalid string position
This issue is fixed in the Hotfix Rollup 2 for Forefront Server Security Management Console. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
960814 Description of Hotfix Rollup 2 for Forefront Server Security Management Console
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.