Release Notes

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 5.0.0 Software

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About this document

Thank you for choosing this McAfee product. This document contains important information about the current release. We strongly recommend that you read the entire document.

Important We do not support upgrading pre-release software to released versions. To run a production release of the software, you must first uninstall any pre-release versions.

New Features

This release includes the following new and updated features.

Upgrade Compatibility Utility

Use the Upgrade Compatibility Utility to migrate your server configuration from previous ePolicy Orchestrator versions on unsupported server operating systems to a supported operating system. At the same time, identify and prevent incompatible product extensions from running in your ePolicy Orchestrator 5.0 environment.

McAfee Product Improvement Program

Help improve McAfee products by periodically collecting data on ePolicy Orchestrator managed systems.

Policy and Client Task comparison

Compare two policies or two client tasks for differences.

Disaster recovery

Use snapshots to back up and restore your McAfee ePO server configuration and policy information from a recovery database.

Improved navigation

The improved menu helps you easily access the features you use most often.

Simplified product deployment

Plan, run, and monitor product deployments with automatically generated charts from a single, dedicated location in the interface.

McAfee Agent URL deployment

Direct endpoints to a URL to download preconfigured McAfee® Agent installation packages.

Improved performance

Native 64-bit support increases the amount of server memory available, supports more sessions, and improves performance in large-scale environments.

This release also makes communication between the McAfee Agent and the McAfee ePO server more efficient.

Enhanced graphics

Improved monitor and chart graphics and animations help you identify critical data. Pages in the interface load faster.

Additional platform support

Install ePolicy Orchestrator on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP 2 or later.

Additional browser support

The interface fully supports HTML5 browsers, including Internet Explorer 8 and later, Mozilla Firefox 10 and later, Google Chrome 17 and later, and Safari 6 and later (OS X only).

Known issues

For a list of known issues specific to this release, see McAfee KnowledgeBase article KB76839.

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