About this release

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

This release includes:

  • Solidcore client 8.2.0-140.
  • Solidcore extension 8.2.0-126.

Supported platforms

This release is available on Microsoft Windows 7, Server 2008, and subsequent platforms including Windows Server 2016 RTM. This release is unavailable on the Microsoft Windows Vista platform or earlier.

McAfee ePO versions

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 versions

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

Upgrade support

This release supports upgrading from:

  • Application Control and Change Control extension 6.2.x, 7.0.x, 8.0.x, and 8.1.x.
  • Application Control and Change Control client 6.2.x, 7.0.x, and 8.0.x.
Note: To upgrade from 8.1.x on Windows 32-bit, see KB90785.

When you upgrade the Solidcore extension, don't make any changes to existing rules and configuration until the 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 the Solidcore extension from 6.0.0 and 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 8.2.0.

Note: We recommend that you upgrade from 6.2.0 to 7.x.x and then to 8.2.0.