About this release

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

CAUTION: We do not support the automatic upgrade of a pre-release software version. To upgrade to a production release of the software, you must first uninstall the existing version.

Included modules

This release includes these modules:

  • McAfee Client Proxy client software for Windows (build
  • McAfee Client Proxy client software for OS X or macOS (build
  • McAfee Client Proxy manager (build
  • McAfee Client Proxy Help extension (build
  • McAfee® Common Catalog coreCatalog (build
  • McAfee Common Catalog catalogFramework (build

McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) modules for each product are included in the installation executable file.

Supported versions of McAfee ePO

The Client Proxy manager is compatible with these versions of McAfee ePO:

  • McAfee ePO 5.1.3
  • McAfee ePO 5.3.0
  • McAfee ePO 5.3.1
  • McAfee ePO 5.3.2
  • McAfee ePO 5.9.0
  • McAfee ePO 5.9.1

Supported operating systems on the endpoints

The Client Proxy software supports the following operating systems on the endpoints:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8 (Not including Windows 8 RT (Run Time) edition)
  • Windows 8.1 Update 1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  • Windows 10 RS2
  • Windows 10 RS3
  • OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • macOS 10.12 (Sierra)
  • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

McAfee Agent versions

For information about the versions of McAfee Agent that support these endpoint operating systems, see McAfee Knowledge Base article KB51573.

Requirements for upgrading to OS X 10.10 or 10.11

Before upgrading to OS X 10.10 or 10.11, verify that you are using one of the following versions of McAfee Agent. Earlier versions fail to start on Mac computers running OS X 10.10 or 10.11. For more information, see McAfee Knowledge Base article KB82993.

OS X version McAfee Agent versions required
OS X 10.10 for Mac Patch 2 HF972377 or later
OS X 10.11 for Mac or later