All You Need to Know About McAfee Endpoint Security 10.6.1 Release

About this release

In this article, I am providing all the details about McAfee Endpoint Security 10.6.1. I would recommend reading this article before upgrading to this release.

You will be able to get all the details on mcafee.com/activate.

This release was developed for use with:

  • McAfee® Endpoint Security 10.6.x
  • McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) 5.3.1 and later
  • McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® Cloud (McAfee® ePO™ Cloud)
  • McAfee® MVISION ePO

Purpose

There are some new features added and solution of the previous release is available in this new release.

We highly recommend to installing these releases.

What’s new?

There are several new features are added in this new release. Visit mcafee.com/activate for getting a detailed idea.

  1. Installation and upgrade
  • Added Support for case sensitivity
  • McAfee® MVISION Endpoint Uninstalls — The installer uninstalls McAfee MVISION Endpoint if it’s present on the client system before continuing with the installation.
  • Support for Microsoft Windows anti-malware service protection

 

  1. Microsoft product support
  • Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 Update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  1. Endpoint Security Common
  2. Endpoint Security Web Control

Resolved issues

There are a lot of issues has been resolved by this release. Here we have listed all the issues which are solved by this update.

Installation issues:

Resolved 1238934, 1241660, 1242888, 1241800, 1244858, 1246343, 1247126, 1249888, 1251931, 1252011

Endpoint Security Adaptive Threat Protection

Resolved 1225548, 1229868, 1242894

Endpoint Security Common:

Resolved 1222359, 1236546, 1239625, 1246420

Endpoint Security Firewall

Resolved 1209817, 1210839, 1214247, 1223229, 1232777, 1238337, 1239127, 1241115, 1245977, 1249305

Endpoint Security Threat Prevention

Resolved 1207741, 1212782, 1224493, 1228048, 1228513, 1229082, 123026, 1230484, 1233810, 1234259, 1236052, 1238673, 1240657, 1243233, 1244821, 1246046, 1247353, 1248764, 1250085, 1250306

 

Endpoint Security Web Control

Resolved 1225364 and 1239725

Installation Information

Use this information while installing Endpoint Security.

Requirements

 

Need a Windows system for the installation.

Upgrade support

 

This new release support upgrading from the previous version.

Endpoint Security content files

You have to manually update your McAfee ePO server with the latest AMCore, ATP, and Exploit Prevention content files required for Endpoint Security.

AMCore content packages consist of ATP content. McAfee releases new ATP content files every month. For information about the latest ATP content, see the McAfee TIE and ATP Security Content Release Notes.

Management software

  • McAfee ePO 5.3.1 and later
  • McAfee ePO Cloud
  • McAfee MVISION ePO
  • McAfee Agent 5.0.5, 5.0.2 & 5.5.1

Installation and upgrade tools

McAfee ePO offers tools to install and update Endpoint Security. You can download it from the software manager.

  • Security Package Designer — It Creates a single, custom Endpoint Security installation package and it consists post-release hotfix packages.
  • Endpoint Migration Assistant — It can migrate custom policy settings when you upgrade legacy products to Endpoint Security.
  • Endpoint Upgrade Assistant — it automates and makes the tasks easy which required upgrading environments to Endpoint Security.
  • Endpoint Package Creator — With Endpoint Upgrade Assistant, it creates an installation package for use with third-party deployment solutions.

Getting product information by email

 

For receiving product information via email you have to sign up on https://sns.secure.mcafee.com/signup_login and select your product information options.

 Where to find product documentation

 

You can find product documentation on docs.mcafee.com and supporting content on support.mcafee.com.

Additional Endpoint Security information

 

You can visit Endpoint Security Expert Center and can get more details on that. View the FAQs part and you will surely get all your answers.

Still if you need any help and assistance, you can go to www.mcafee.com/activate and you will get a perfect solution for all your issues.

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