Release Notes

McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0

About this release
New features
Files included with this release
Installation instructions
Known issues
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About this release

Thank you for using McAfee® Endpoint Protection for Mac. This document contains important information about the current release. We strongly recommend that you read the entire document.

ImportantThis version of McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac supports only McAfee Agent for Mac 4.8 Patch 1 and later. You must upgrade the McAfee Agent before deploying McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac.

New features

Here is the list of features included with this release of the product.

Feature Description
Support for Mavericks

Mavericks 10.9 and above is supported with McAfee Agent for Mac 4.8 Patch 1 and later.

Caution You must upgrade McAfee Agent to McAfee Agent for Mac 4.8 Patch 1 before upgrading the operating system to Mavericks. Using McAfee Agent for Mac 4.6 on Mavericks may cause communication breakdown between ePolicy Orchestrator Server and the Mac. For more information on the McAfee Agent for Mac 4.6 known issue with Mavericks, see McAfee KnowledgeBase article KB79317.
Self protection

Allows ePolicy Orchestrator administrators to enable password protection for preferences in the client interface that prevents local users from modifying preferences, and prevents uninstalling the software on managed Macs.

On-demand Scan events are sent back to ePolicy Orchestrator

When you run an On-demand Scan on managed Macs, events (Event ID: 1202, 1203, 1034, and 1038) are logged in ePolicy Orchestrator when the scan is started and completed successfully.

For more information on events, see McAfee KnowledgeBase article KB79259.

On-demand Scan for mounted network volumes

Provides option to exclude or include mounted network volumes from On-demand Scanning.

Files included with this release

This release contains the following files.

EPM210-RTW-XXXX.dmg — Standalone installer.
EPM210-RTW-ePO-XXXX.zipePolicy Orchestrator deployment package.
EPM210-RTW-ePO-extension.zip file that contains:
EPM_General.zip — Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0 General extension.
EPM_Anti-malware.zip — Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0 Anti-malware extension.
EPM_Anti-malware_Reports.zip — Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0 Anti-malware reports extension.
EPM_ApplicationProtection.zip — Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0 Application Protection extension.
EPM_ApplicationProtection_Reports.zip — Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1.0 Application reports extension.
HOSTFW_8000_Common.zip — Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPS) firewall extension 8.0.3.762 and later.

EPM_210_Documents.zip file that contains:

EPM_210_Product_Guide_<locale>.pdf — McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac — Product Guide for the corresponding locale.
EPM_210_Release_Notes_<locale>.html — McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac — Release Notes for the corresponding locale.
NoteBased on the locale you are installing this product, refer to the respective file. For example:
en-us — English
de-de — German
es-es — Spanish
fr-fr — French
ja-jp — Japanese

Installation instructions

For information about installation, see McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac Product Guide.

CautionYou must upgrade McAfee Agent to McAfee Agent for Mac 4.8 Patch 1 before upgrading the operating system to Mavericks. Using McAfee Agent for Mac 4.6 on Mavericks may cause communication breakdown between ePolicy Orchestrator Server and the Mac. For more information on the McAfee Agent for Mac 4.6 known issue with Mavericks, see McAfee KnowledgeBase article KB79317.
Once the installation is complete, the existing network connections on your Mac will be dropped and needs to be re-initiated. Make sure that you close all applications that are using the network, before installing the software.
Similarly, all existing connections will be dropped when desktop firewall protection is enabled.

Known issues

For known issues in this product release, refer to KnowledgeBase article KB79314.

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