Forefront not updating automatically and sedating
This issue can occur if the product “Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010” is not selected on the Software Update Point Component in Configuration Manager.
An Automatic Deployment Rule in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager DOES NOT verify that the corresponding products or classifications that are selected are also selected on the Software Update Point itself. On the Central Administration Server (CAS), navigate to Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites. In the results pane on the right, highlight the servername that has the type of “CAS”.
Search the Window Event Logs for indications of trouble, and take any action necessary to correct it.
My freshly installed Windows Server 2012 installation with Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) installed just wouldn’t update.
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.
For an example, please see Could not allocate space for object 'dbo.
For information on installing or troubleshooting updates, see Help and Support. 😯 Well it’s just Microsoft disabling updates for all other Microsoft products except Windows by default.
This is done by configuring automatic deployment rules.
Before you begin to create automatic deployment rules, make sure that you have configured Configuration Manager software updates.
The information in this topic can help you to select and configure these methods.
To update antimalware definitions, you can use one or more of the following methods: You can configure multiple definition update sources and control the order in which they are assessed and applied.
Search for forefront not updating automatically:
This is done in the Configure Definition Update Sources dialog box when you create an antimalware policy.