This article describes the Microsoft Forefront Client Security (FCS) issues
that are addressed in Forefront Client Security Service Pack 1
This update can
be applied to the FCS server roles to
add support for installing the server roles on Windows Server 2008. For more
information about the latest update for the FCS client,
visit the following Microsoft Web site:
List of issues fixed
This service pack fixes
the following issues that are not previously documented in a Microsoft
Knowledge Base article:
- An exception is thrown when you deploy a Forefront Client Security (FCS) policy on Windows Server 2008
When you deploy an FCS policy to an organizational unit
(OU), an exception is thrown, and the policy is not deployed.
- When you deploy an FCS policy on Windows Server 2008 to the Users tab, an exception is thrown
The Browse dialog box for
a Group Policy object (GPO) on Windows Server 2008 includes a
tab. This tab does not exist in Windows Server 2003. If you deploy an FCS
policy to a user or to a group, an exception is thrown.
- FCS policies that are deployed to an existing GPO are tied to a specific domain controller (DC)
FCS policies that are deployed to an existing GPO are
tied to a specific DC. If the DC is decommissioned, you cannot change or
undeploy that policy.
Service pack information
how to install the service pack on Windows
Server 2008, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
This update is available from Microsoft Update and from Windows
Server Update Services. Or, you can follow these steps to obtain
the file for deployment:
- Visit the following Microsoft Update Catalog Web site:
- In the Search box, type
951951, and then click
- Click Add to add the update to the
- Near the search bar, click the view
basket link, and then click Download.
- Click Browse, specify the folder to which
you want to download the update, and then click OK.
- Click Continue, and then click I
Accept to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms.
- When the update is downloaded to the location that you
specified, click Close.
There are no
prerequisites for installing this service pack.
restart the computer after you apply this service pack.
Hotfix replacement information
This service pack replaces hotfixes that are mentioned in the
following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
Policies are missing from the Forefront Client Security management console, but the policies are still deployed to client computers
Availability of the Enterprise Manager update for Forefront Client Security collection servers
A hotfix is available that resolves several symptoms in Forefront Client Security Management Server
Availability of the Enterprise Manager update for Forefront Client Security management servers
A hotfix is available to resolve two problems with the Forefront Client Security Management Server
To use this service pack, you do not have to make any changes to
This service pack may
not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the
latest build. This service pack contains only the files that you must have to
correct the issues that are listed in this
Global version of this service pack has the file attributes (or later file
attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for
these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the
file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between
UTC and local time, use the Time Zone
tab in the Date
item in Control Panel.
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|File name||File version||File
|Microsoft.fcs.configure.dll ||1.1.1710.90 ||808,008 ||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |
|Microsoft.fcs.configure.resources.dll ||1.1.1710.90 ||345,160 ||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |
|Microsoft.fcs.management.dll ||1.1.1710.90 ||943,176 ||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |
|Microsoft.fcs.management.resources.dll ||1.1.1710.90 ||693,320 ||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |
|Microsoft.fcs.shared.dll ||1.1.1710.90 ||193,608 ||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |
|Microsoft.fcs.shared.resources.dll ||1.1.1710.90 ||25,160 ||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |
|Microsoft.fcs.snapinabout.dll ||1.1.1710.90 ||26,184||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |
Applicable||8,303,765||24-Jul-2008 ||21:49 |