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
  • McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Endpoint (McAfee DLP Endpoint) client for Microsoft Windows build
  • McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Prevent (McAfee DLP Prevent) extension for McAfee ePO build

    McAfee DLP Prevent requires these McAfee ePO extensions:

    • Appliance Management Extension build
    • Common UI build

  • McAfee DLP Endpoint Diagnostic Tool for Windows build
  • McAfee DLP Prevent appliance installation image
  • McAfee® Help Desk build

Note: McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Endpoint for Mac (McAfee DLP Endpoint for Mac), McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Discover (McAfee DLP Discover), and McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Prevent for Mobile Email (McAfee DLP Prevent for Mobile Email) are not part of this release. The previous release of each of these products 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
  • 5.3.2 hotfix 1144868

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

McAfee® Agent for Windows
  • 4.8.3
  • 5.0.4

McAfee DLP requirements

Table 1: Hardware requirements
Hardware type Specifications
McAfee ePO and McAfee DLP Discover 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
McAfee DLP Prevent server Hardware appliance:
  • Model 4400
  • Model 5500
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 LTSB 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.
Table 3: Virtual operating systems supported
System type Software
VDI systems McAfee DLP extension in McAfee ePO
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7.0 and 7.9
  • 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

McAfee DLP Prevent server

  • VMware vSphere 5.5
  • VMware Server 5.5 or 6.0
Remote desktops
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 2, 7.0, and 7.8
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop

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 managed product Supported versions
McAfee® Application Control (formerly Solidcore) 6.2 and 7.0.1
McAfee® Client Proxy 2.2.1
McAfee® Data Exchange Layer (DXL) 2.2 and 3.0
McAfee® Threat Intelligence Exchange (TIE) for Endpoint Security
McAfee® Drive Encryption (formerly McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC) 7.0.1 and 7.1.3
McAfee® Endpoint Security and 10.2
McAfee® File and Removable Media Protection (FRP) (formerly McAfee® Endpoint Encryption for Files and Folders) 4.3.1 HF2 and 5.0.2
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) 5.0.4
McAfee® SiteAdvisor® Enterprise 3.5.5
McAfee® Virtual Technician 8.1.0
McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise 8.8.8

In addition, McAfee DLP Endpoint is compatible with the latest release of the WebMER tool, and McAfee DLP Prevent is compatible with McAfee® Logon Collector 3.0.2.

Supported software

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

Application Type Software Versions
Virtualization applications Citrix XenApp 6.5 FP2 and 7.9
Note: Citrix Device Rules are not supported when using a separate controller server with XenApp 7.x.
Citrix XenDesktop VDI 7 and 7.9
VMware View 5.3, 6.0, and 6.2
VMware Hyper-V 6.3.9600
Cloud applications Box 4.0.7724.0
Dropbox 16.4.29
Google Drive 1.32.4066.7445
Microsoft OneDrive 17.0.2015–17.3.6517.0809
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 Service (AD RMS)
Note: McAfee DLP Discover also supports Microsoft RMS.
2008 and 2012
MobileIron 8.5.0
MobileIron AdminPortal 8.5.0
MobileIron Sentry 7.6.0
Seclore FileSecure Policy Server
Seclore Desktop Client
Note: McAfee DLP Discover supports detecting if a file was encrypted with Seclore.
Stormshield Data Security 9.1.20688
Titus Classification Suite 4.6 HF 3
Titus SDK
TrueCrypt 7.0.1
Office and productivity applications Adobe Acrobat Pro X and XI
Adobe Reader 11 and DC
Google Chrome, 32-bit 37.0.2062.103–55.2883.87 (not including 54.x)
Google Chrome, 64-bit 49.0.2623.108–55.2883.87 (not including 54.x)
Lotus Notes client software 8.5.3 and 9.0.1
Microsoft Edge 20.10240.16384.0
Internet Explorer 11
Microsoft Office, 32-bit and 64-bit 2010, 2013 SP1, and 2016
Microsoft Outlook, 32-bit and 64-bit 2010, 2013 SP1, and 2016
Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 and 2013
Mozilla Firefox, 32-bit and 64-bit 48–50