McAfee VSE 8.8 Patch1

Hi guys,

Patch 1 for VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 is now available from the locations below:

Patch 1 is considered a Mandatory release. For information on ratings, see KnowledgeBase article KB51560: https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB51560

Customers with McAfee Application Control or Solidcore version 5.1.2 should be aware of the issue and resolution described in KnowledgeBase article KB73274:
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB73274

Documentation:

McAfee VSE8.7 patch5 released

Hi guys,

McAfee has REVISED AND REPOSTED VirusScan Enterprise 8.7i Patch 5 on the McAfee download site. 

This patch is rated MANDATORY because it addresses product security vulnerabilities.

Follow the steps below to asure you correctly install the patch. Continue reading “McAfee VSE8.7 patch5 released”

useful McAfee docs

Hi guys,

Here are some very useful docs from McAfee products.

epo 4;6 product guide en-us

epo 4.6 install guide en-us

epo 4.5 cluster install guide en-us

vse 8.8 best practices guide

vse 8.7 best practices

Host Intrusion Prevention 800 Product Guide for ePO 450

hip 8.0 installation guide en-us

Best practices for using Netbackup in enviroments with McAfee

McAfee VirusScan 8.8 released

On January 21 is definitely the new version of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise released. The main developments in this version are focused on performance improvements. Since this version the speed of the Windows system will facilitate this important update for many users.

Continue reading “McAfee VirusScan 8.8 released”

McAfee end of life annoucements

  • On September 30th 2011, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) 4.0 will reach its end of full service support date. ePO 4.0 will no longer be tested with new releases of related products or utilities. As of this date, technical support will no longer be provided for ePO 4.0. 
     KnowledgeBase artikel KB69534.
  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.5i (including supported patches), the AntiSpyware Enterprise 8.5i plug-in and McAfee Installation Designer (MID) 8.5 will reach EOS on December 31, 2011.
    KnowledgeBase artikel KB69579

McAfee DAT update causes windows to crash (UPDATE NEW DAT FILE)

McAfee has caused multiple systems to crash after a DAT update to 5958. It causes to falsly identify svchost.exe as virus W32/Wecorl. McAfee has tackeld this problem and released update 5959 to prevent this from happening. Here’s McAfee’s own statement about this false positive: Continue reading “McAfee DAT update causes windows to crash (UPDATE NEW DAT FILE)”

EOL McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i

March 31, 2010 will be the last day of support for VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i.

Additionally, March 31, 2010 will be the last day V1 DATs will be transmitted. On April 1, 2010, McAfee Labs will no longer produce or ship V1 DATs. THIS MEANS THAT ANY V1 ENABLED PRODUCT WILL FAIL TO UPDATE DAT FILES.
 
Because VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i is reaching EOL and also depends on V1 DATS for signature updates, McAfee recommends moving to the latest supported product version.

Please refer to the following McAfee information for more details:

KB60992 (List of which products and versions use V1 vs. V2 DAT files; products with custom support through 31-Dec-10)  https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB60992

KB60404 (Basic information on v1 & v2 DAT files (Names.dat, Scan.dat, Clean.dat))  https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB60404

KB 52201 (VSE 8.0i EOL statement, original date: Jan 1, 2008)
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB52201

McAfee Product End of Life (EOL) List and EOL Policy
http://www.mcafee.com/us/enterprise/support/customer_service/end_life.html

McAfee DAT Update: EOL for V1 DAT Files Mar 31, 2010

March 31, 2010 will be the last day V1 DATs will be transmitted.

On April 1, 2010, McAfee Labs will no longer produce or ship V1 DATs. THIS MEANS THAT ANY V1 ENABLED PRODUCT WILL FAIL TO UPDATE DAT FILES.

Product Versions Affected and Reaching EOL on Mar 31, 2010
– McAfee Email & Web Security Virtual Appliance, Ver. 5.0
– McAfee PortalShield, Ver. 1.0.1
– McAfee SecurityShield, Ver. 1.0
– McAfee Email Gateway, Ver. 6.7.1 HF6
– McAfee Email Edge Gateway, Ver. 2.7.0
– McAfee WebShield SMTP, Ver. 4.5MR3

McAfee recommends moving to the latest supported product version. Please refer to the following McAfee information for more details:

KB60992 (List of which products and versions use V1 vs. V2 DAT files; products with custom support through Dec 31, 2010)

KB60404 (Basic information on V1 & V2 DAT files (Names.dat, Scan.dat, Clean.dat)) 

McAfee Product End of Life (EOL) List and EOL Policy