Overview

Client Proxy consists of server and client software, whose deployment details depend on the management platform you are using.

Server software

The server software adds the Client Proxy server functionality to the McAfee ePO or McAfee ePO Cloud server. Because the server software extends the management platform functionality, it is called the extension software or extension. It is also called the manager.

Client software

The client software is checked in to the Master Repository on the McAfee ePO or McAfee ePO Cloud server as a package and then deployed to the client computers in your organization.

Client computers can be:

  • Managed with McAfee ePO
  • Managed with McAfee ePO Cloud
  • Unmanaged
Managed computers are called endpoints. Unmanaged computers are called standalone computers.

Deployment details

This table summarizes how the server and client software is deployed when Client Proxy is managed with McAfee ePO or McAfee ePO Cloud.

Management platform Server software (extension) Client software (package)
McAfee ePO You install the extension software on the McAfee ePO server. You check in the client package to the Master Repository and deploy the package to the endpoints.
McAfee ePO Cloud The extension software is preinstalled on the McAfee ePO Cloud server. The client package is already checked in to the Master Repository. You only need to deploy the package to the endpoints.