Release Notes for McAfee VirusScan Enterprise On-Board for NetApp 1.0

About this document

Thank you for using McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise On-Board for NetApp 1.0. This document contains important information about this release. We strongly recommend that you read the entire document.

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise On-Board for NetApp provides integrated antivirus functionality to protect corporate data stored on NetApp filer from computer viruses. McAfee VirusScan Enterprise On-Board for NetApp provides the following options to protect data:

Product license

NOTE: The Evaluation license expires 90 days after installing the evaluation version of the product.


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

  • Built-in scanning server: No external scanning server is required to perform virus scanning on NetApp DATA ONTAP 8.1. By removing the external anti-virus server, the managing the anti-virus feature is concentrated at one place, on the filer management interface.
  • Scalability and High availability: In Cluster mode (c-mode), scalability is one of the key design considerations for the anti-virus solution. Multiple scan engines are available with failover option.
  • Supported Protocols: Both Common Internet File System (CIFS) and Network File System (NFS) are scanned for threats.
  • On-demand scan: Using on-demand scanning feature, anti-virus scanning can now be scheduled to run at off-peak hours or non-working hours.
  • On-access policies: Using on-access scanning policies, on-access scanning can be enabled for specific VServers or volumes or can be configured differently for each volume.

Known issues

Here is a list of known issues that we are aware of at production time.

  • Issue:

    You cannot activate the Full license using a proxy server.


    To activate the Full license, bypass the proxy server.

  • Issue:

    DAT or Engine update through a proxy server mandates authentication.

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