About this release

This document contains important information about the current release. We recommend that you read the whole document.

Release details

For release date and build number details of McAfee® Application Control and McAfee® Change Control 8.2.6, see KB87944.

Updated platform, environment, or operating system support

This release is available on all supported Microsoft Windows platforms. For more information, see KB87944.

McAfee ePO support

This release supports McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) 5.3.0-5.3.3, 5.9.0, 5.9.1, and 5.10.

McAfee Agent support

This release supports McAfee® Agent 5.0.3 or later. Installation or upgrade of McAfee Application Control and McAfee Change Control client fails on earlier versions of McAfee Agent.

Important: You need to install McAfee Agent product update MsgBusCertsUpdater.zip if using McAfee Agent version earlier than 5.6.3.

Upgrade support

This release supports upgrading from:

  • Solidcore extension 6.2.x, 7.0.x, 8.0.x, 8.1.x, and 8.2.x.

    When you upgrade Solidcore extension, don't change existing rules and configuration until Solidcore: Migration server task is complete. Also, the migration task can take longer than usual. Depending on the volume of inventory data in your environment, the task can take a few hours or a day to complete. For more information, see KB84651.

    If you are upgrading Solidcore extension 6.0.0 or earlier than 6.2.0, follow this order:

    1. Upgrade Solidcore extension to 6.2.0.
    2. Upgrade McAfee ePO to 5.3.0-5.3.3.
    3. Upgrade Solidcore extension from 6.2.0 to 7.x.x and then to 8.2.6.

  • Solidcore client 7.0.x, 8.0.x, 8.1.x, and 8.2.x.

    For information about the Solidcore client upgrade supported path for Windows, see KB87944.

    Note: To upgrade from 8.1.x on Windows 32-bit, see KB90785.

Rating - High Priority

The rating defines the urgency for installing this update.

  • High priority for all environments.
  • Failure to apply a High Priority update might result in potential business impact.
  • Most updates and hotfixes are considered High Priority.