System requirements

To ensure a successful deployment, your environment must meet the minimum requirements.

McAfee DLP extension requirements
Item Requirement
McAfee ePO
  • 5.3.3 HF1230649
  • 5.9.1
  • 5.10
McAfee Agent 5.5.1-197 or later
McAfee DLP Discover* server requirements
Item Requirement
Operating systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or later, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 Std, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Std, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2016 R2 Std, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2019 R2 Std, 64-bit
Note: McAfee DLP Discover software is not supported on domain controllers or Windows workstations.
Hardware, minimum
  • CPU — 64-bit Intel compatible, dual-core
  • RAM — 4 GB
  • Free disk space — 30 GB
Hardware, recommended
  • CPU — 64-bit Intel compatible, 4 cores
  • RAM — 32 GB
  • Free disk space — 500 GB
Virtual servers
  • vSphere ESXi 5.0 Update 2 or 6.0
  • vCenter Server 5.0 Update 2 or 6.0
DLP Server* requirements
Item Requirement
Operating systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or later, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 Std, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Std, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2016 R2 Std, 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2019 R2 Std, 64-bit
Note: DLP Server software is not supported on domain controllers or Windows workstations.
Web server
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • .Net Framework 3.5
Hardware, minimum
  • CPU — 64-bit Intel compatible, 4 cores
  • RAM — 32 GB
  • Free disk space — 500 GB
Hardware, recommended
  • CPU — 64-bit Intel compatible, 4 cores
  • RAM — 32 GB
  • Free disk space — 500 GB

* DLP Server refers to a server used as a registered documents signature database; McAfee DLP Discover servers run scans.