Windows Admins usually have hard time managing MacOS systems. Are you looking to Upgrade or Install McAfee ENS (EndPoint Security) on Mac? If yes then this post will helps you. Here will outline the steps to Upgrade McAfee ENS from 10.5.x to 10.6.x version. But this method well suitable for fresh Installation too.
One of my previous article talks about fresh or upgrade Installation of McAfee agent on Mac OS. But did you ever tried re-Installing the existing version of McAfee agent? Thus the result would be negative. So this post explains the reason behind it. And to overcome this check & force re-install same version of McAfee agent on Mac OS. Please be aware this document created for clients in ePO environment. For demonstration, I have Mac book running McAfee agent version 5.6.2 and will show you how to force Install same version again.
This post provides step by step guide to Install McAfee agent on Mac OS. Though the McAfee KB available for the same, could see some of us struggling to do it. So felt outlining a steps with commands will be helpful. Consider Mac OS version 10.14.3 and McAfee Agent version 5.6.2 used for demonstration here. Kindly note this guide suitable for ePO environment.
This article helps to Install McAfee agent on Linux. Most Importantly provides step by step command line (CLI) guide for McAfee agent Installation and verification. For demonstration purpose Ubuntu 18 (Bionic) and McAfee agent version 5.6.3 used here. Kindly note, this method of Installation suitable only for ePO environment.
Q: McAfee VSE cause Windows Update failure. Or windows update process slower than usual on McAfee VSE or ENS Installed systems. How to fine tune McAfee and fix Windows Update failure?
McAfee log file locations and names are miserable some times. The System Admin in his Initial days with McAfee will have hard time to search for logs. All the log locations are configurable through policy. But most of us work with default log location settings. Keeping it in mind, gathered log file content type, names and location details for default McAfee logger settings. This is single cheat sheet with details of most commonly used log files. I know that there are many discussion and McAfee KB available with similar details. But this Information will serve as quick reference guide Instead of reading through number of pages in Internet.
On Windows machine often McAfee VSE Installation fails either through EPO deployment or manual Installation. Surprisingly In-case of manual touch based Install, MSI Installer roll back Install operation. This is pretty much easy to troubleshoot. All you need to pay little bit attention. I took one of McAfee VSE Installation failure case to demonstrate troubleshooting.