About this release

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

This release includes the following:

  • McAfee® Data Loss Prevention (McAfee DLP) extension for McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) build 10.0.100.7
  • McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Endpoint (McAfee DLP Endpoint) client for Microsoft Windows build 10.0.100.372
  • McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Discover (McAfee DLP Discover) server package 10.0.100.19
  • McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Prevent (McAfee DLP Prevent) extension for McAfee ePO build 10.0.100.116

    McAfee DLP Prevent requires these McAfee ePO extensions:

    • Appliance Management Extension build 1.0.0.448
    • Common UI build 1.3.0.258

  • McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Prevent for Mobile Email (McAfee DLP Prevent for Mobile Email) server package 10.0.100.24
  • McAfee DLP Endpoint Diagnostic Tool for Windows build 10.0.100.31
  • McAfee DLP Prevent appliance installation image
  • McAfee® Help Desk build 2.0.0.130

Note: McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Endpoint for Mac (McAfee DLP Endpoint for Mac) is not part of this release. The previous McAfee DLP Endpoint for Mac release is supported by the current extension.
McAfee DLP Prevent does not support automatic updates. 

Supported McAfee ePO and McAfee Agent versions

Software Version
McAfee ePO
  • 5.1.3 or later
  • 5.3.1
  • 5.3.2 hotfix 1144868

When running McAfee ePO in Microsoft Internet Explorer, use version 10.0 or later.

McAfee Agent for Windows
  • 4.8.3
  • 5.0.2, 5.0.3, and 5.0.4
McAfee Agent for Mac (McAfee DLP Endpoint only) 5.0.2.185

McAfee DLP requirements

Table 1: Hardware requirements
Hardware type Specifications
Servers McAfee DLP extension in McAfee ePO
  • RAM — 1 GB minimum (2 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk — 80 GB minimum

McAfee DLP Discover server

  • CPU — Intel Core 2 64-bit, minimum 2 CPUs
  • RAM — 4 GB minimum
  • Hard disk — 100 GB minimum
Endpoint computers
  • RAM — 1 GB minimum (2 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk — 300 MB minimum free disk space (500 MB recommended)
Network 100 megabit LAN serving all workstations and the McAfee ePO server
Table 2: Operating systems supported
Computer type Software
McAfee DLP Discover server
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Service Pack 1 or later, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, 64-bit
Note: The Discover server installation is not supported on domain controllers or workstations.
McAfee DLP Prevent for Mobile Email Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, 64-bit
Note: Do not install McAfee DLP Discover and McAfee DLP Prevent for Mobile Email on the same server.
Endpoint computers, Microsoft Windows
  • Windows 7 SP1 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Windows 8 or 8.1 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Windows 10, 10 TH2, and 10 RS1, 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit
Note: File System Discovery Rules and Network Communication Protection Rules are not supported on servers.
Endpoint computers, OS X
  • OS X Mavericks 10.9.0 or later
  • OS X Yosemite 10.10.0 or later
  • OS X El Capitan 10.11 or later
Table 3: Virtual operating systems supported
System type Software
VDI systems McAfee DLP extension in McAfee ePO
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7.0 and 7.8
  • VMware View 5.3, 6.0, and 6.2

McAfee DLP Discover server

  • vSphere ESXi 5.0 Update 2 or 6.0
  • vCenter Server 5.0 Update 2 or 6.0
Remote desktops
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 2, 7.0, and 7.8
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop

McAfee DLP Prevent server requirements

Item Requirement
Hardware appliance
  • Model 4400
  • Model 5500
Virtual environment
  • VMware vSphere 5.5
  • VMware Server 5.5 or 6.0

Compatible McAfee products

The McAfee DLP Endpoint client for Windows in this release has been tested for compatibility with the following McAfee managed product versions.

  • McAfee® Application Control (formerly Solidcore) 6.2 and 7.0.1
  • McAfee® Client Proxy 2.2.0
  • McAfee® Data Exchange Layer (DXL) 1.1 and 2.2
  • McAfee® Drive Encryption (formerly McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC) 7.0.1 and 7.1.3
  • McAfee® Endpoint Security 10.1.1.1202 and 10.2
  • McAfee® File and Removable Media Protection (FRP) (formerly McAfee® Endpoint Encryption for Files and Folders) 4.3.1 HF2 and 5.0.1
  • McAfee® Host Intrusion Prevention System 8.0.8
  • McAfee® Management of Native Encryption (MNE) 3.0.1 and 4.1.0
  • McAfee® Policy Auditor 6.2
  • McAfee® Risk Advisor 2.7.2
  • McAfee® Rogue System Detection (RSD) 5.0.3
  • McAfee® SiteAdvisor® Enterprise 3.5.5
  • McAfee® Threat Intelligence Exchange (TIE) 1.3
  • McAfee® Virtual Technician 8.1
  • McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise 8.8.7 and 8.8.8

In addition, McAfee DLP is compatible with WebMER tool, latest release.

Supported software

McAfee DLP supports the following third-party software products. These versions have been tested for compatibility with this release.

Virtualization environments:

  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 FP2 and 7.8
    Note: Citrix Device Rules are not supported when using a separate controller server with XenApp 7.8.
  • Citrix XenDesktop VDI 7 and 7.8
  • VMware View 5.3, 6.0, and 6.2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 6.3.9600

Cloud applications:

  • Box 3.4.25–4.0.7702.0
  • Dropbox 2.4.6–8.4.21
  • Google Drive 1.12.5329–1.31.2873.2758
  • iCloud 5.1.0.34
  • Microsoft OneDrive + OneDrive for Business 17.0.2015– 17.3.6517.0809
  • Microsoft OneDrive for Business (older client version) 15.0.4779.1002
  • Syncplicity 3.4.5.6–4.0.0.5593

Security and encryption applications: (Supported on McAfee DLP Endpoint. Other McAfee DLP products recognize that these files are encrypted.)

  • Boldon James Email and Office Classifier 3.9.0
  • Boldon James File Classifier 3.8.1
  • Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services 2008 and 2012
    Note: McAfee DLP Discover also supports Microsoft RMS.
  • MobileIron 8.5.0
  • MobileIron AdminPortal 8.5.0
  • MobileIron Sentry 7.6.0
  • Seclore FileSecure Policy Server 2.78.0.0
  • Seclore Desktop Client 2.43.0.0
    Note: McAfee DLP Discover supports detecting if a file was encrypted with Seclore.
  • Stormshield Data Security 9.1.10442
  • Titus Classification Suite 4.5 HF 2
  • Titus SDK 3.1.9.9
  • TrueCrypt 7.0.1

Office and productivity applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro X and XI
  • Adobe Reader 11 and DC
  • Google Chrome 37.0.2062.103–53.0.2785.89, 32-bit
  • Google Chrome 49.0.2623.108–52.0.2743.82, 64-bit
  • Lotus Notes client software 8.5.3 and 9.0.1
  • Microsoft Edge 20.10240.16384.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8–11
  • Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 SP1, and 2016, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2013 SP1, and 2016, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and 2013
  • Mozilla Firefox 46, 47, and 48, 32-bit and 64-bit