/topic/4513-antivirus-software-for-server-2012-essentials/#entry52501 with the error shown here: But it turns out Forefront Client Security continues to work with Windows Server 2012 Essentials, amazingly enough.
Read details here, which basically states that the above instructions still work fine in the newer OS:
/topic/4513-antivirus-software-for-server-2012-essentials/page__st__20#entry52509 Thank you Joe Miner! Whether using a 2006 product with this 2012 release is a good idea or not is another matter, time will tell, on my test VM I'm kicking around right now...
Microsoft Update (Automatic Updates) must also be enabled to receive definition updates.
3) Microsoft does not list these Home Server variants in the Client Computer section of Microsoft Forefront Client Security 2010.Googling the error message gave me a lot of ‘you’re infected’ posts.And in the end (again) it’s just a stupid button you have to click.If you already have a Microsoft MSDN or Tech Net (paid) subscription, you can try Microsoft Forefront Client Security on your Windows Home Server, and it seems to work well. There are several, but none are really show-stoppers: 1) as always, you are responsible for following the EULA in your Microsoft Tech Net or MSDN subscription.2) Microsoft does not list these Home Server variants in the Client Computer section of Microsoft Forefront Client Security.So first the error (screenshot and text (so ppl can actually find it ;-))) (Scroll down for Server Core instructions) Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection Virus and spyware definitions update failed Forefront Endpoint Protection could not check for virus and spyware definition updates due to an Internet or network connectivity issue.