System requirements

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

Minimum hardware requirements for all installations
Item Specifications
Computer hardware
  • CPU: 64-bit Intel compatible, 2 cores with 2.8GHz minimum (4 cores recommended)
  • Available RAM: 4GM minimum (8GB recommended)
  • Free disk space: 20GB
  • Network Interface Card (NIC): 100 megabit

McAfee DLP extension

McAfee DLP extension runs in McAfee ePO on a server or VDI system with a Microsoft Windows Server operating system. Software details are given below.

Minimum requirements for McAfee DLP extension
Item Specifications
Computer hardware
  • CPU: Intel Pentium IV 2.8 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 1 GB minimum (2 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk: 80 GB minimum
McAfee ePO
  • 5.3.3 HF1230649
  • 5.9.1
  • 5.10
Note: Install the McAfee DLP extension in your existing McAfee ePO version before updating to 5.10.
Virtual operating systems
  • Citrix XenDesktop
  • VMware View

McAfee Device Control and McAfee DLP Endpoint for Windows

McAfee DLP Endpoint client and Device Control run on computers with the Windows or Windows Server operating systems. Software details are given below.

Minimum requirements for Windows endpoints
Item Specifications
Computer hardware
  • CPU: Intel Pentium IV 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 1 GB minimum (2 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk: 300-MB minimum free disk space (500 MB recommended)
McAfee Agent for Windows
  • 5.0.6
  • 5.5.0
  • 5.5.1
  • 5.6.0
  • 5.6.1
Remote desktops
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop

McAfee Device Control and McAfee DLP Endpoint for Mac

McAfee DLP Endpoint for Mac and Device Control for Mac run on computers with macOS operating systems. Software details are given below.

Minimum requirements for Windows endpoints
Item Specifications
Computer hardware
  • CPU: Intel Pentium IV 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 1 GB minimum (2 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk: 300-MB minimum free disk space (500 MB recommended)
McAfee Agent for Mac
  • 5.0.4, 5.0.5, and 5.0.6 for macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • 5.0.6.347.1 for macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • 5.5.1 for macOS 10.14 Mojave

Software that works with McAfee DLP

McAfee DLP works with both McAfee and third-party software in providing data protection.

Products that supply input for policy configuration
Product Versions
McAfee® Data Exchange Layer (DXL) 3.1, 4.0, 4.1, and 4.1.2
McAfee® Threat Intelligence Exchange (TIE) 10.2.3
McAfee® File and Removable Media Protection (FRP) 4.3.1 HF2, 5.0.5, 5.0.6
McAfee® MVISION Cloud
Boldon James Email and Office Classifier 3.11
Boldon James File Classifier 3.10.1
Microsoft Rights Management Service (RMS) client 1.0.2004.0, 1.0.3274.818
Seclore FileSecure Policy Server 3.9
Seclore Desktop Client 3.6.2
Titus Classification Suite 4.7 HF 3
Titus SDK 3.1.13.4
Products that can be specified in policies
Product class Product Versions
Browsers Google Chrome, 32-bit and 64-bit 68.0.3440.106
Microsoft Edge 38-41
Internet Explorer 11
Mozilla Firefox, 32-bit and 64-bit 48–58
Office applications Adobe Acrobat Pro X and XI
Adobe Reader 11.0.10 and DC 2018.009.20044
Lotus Notes client software 8.5.3, 9.0.1
Microsoft Office, 32-bit and 64-bit 2010, 2013 SP1, 2016
Microsoft Outlook, 32-bit and 64-bit 2010, 2013 SP1, 2016
Microsoft SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016