About this release

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

Caution: We do not support the upgrade of a pre-release software version. To upgrade to a production release of the software, you must perform a new installation with the production version.

Release date — February 12, 2019

Release build 11.0.700

Important: This update is cumulative and contains all fixes from the previous release 11.0.601.

McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Prevent (McAfee DLP Prevent) 11.0.700 (11.0 Update 7) software includes:

  • McAfee DLP Prevent appliance installation images:
    • For VMware vSphere virtual appliance — McAfee-PS-11.0.700-3531.100.ova
    • For Windows Hyper-V — McAfee-PS-11.0.700-3531.100.HyperV_ps.zip
    • For hardware appliance — McAfee-PS-11.0.700-3531.100.iso
  • DLP Appliance Management extension, build 11.0.600.104
  • Data Loss Prevention extension, build 11.0.700.8

This release updates components that depend on these McAfee ePO extensions:

  • McAfee® Agent version 5.5.1
    Note: McAfee Agent is built into the appliance software and cannot be updated through McAfee ePO.
  • Appliance Management extension, build 1.0.2.556 and later
  • Common UI, build 1.3.0.258 and later

Note: McAfee® Data Loss Prevention Prevent for Mobile Email (McAfee DLP Prevent for Mobile Email) is not part of this release. The previous release of this product is supported by the current McAfee DLP extension.

McAfee DLP Prevent requirements

Hardware requirements
Hardware type Specifications
McAfee ePO server For information about the McAfee ePO hardware requirements, see the McAfee ePO documentation.
McAfee DLP Prevent server Hardware appliance:
  • Model 5500
  • Model 6600
Network Minimum 100 megabit LAN serving all workstations and the McAfee ePO server
Virtual operating systems supported
System type Software
Hypervisor
  • VMware vSphere 5.5 or 6.0
  • VMware Server 5.5 or 6.0
Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2016

Caution: Do not install the Hyper-V download package in Azure environment.

Tested platforms, environments, and operating systems

After the initial release of the product, you can get the latest information about supported platforms, environments, and operating systems from the McAfee Knowledge Base.

For McAfee Network DLP and McAfee DLP appliances, see KB87112.

Tested McAfee ePO versions

Software Version
McAfee ePO
  • 5.3.x
  • 5.9.x
  • 5.10.x
When running McAfee ePO in Microsoft Internet Explorer, use version 10.0 or later.

McAfee DLP Prevent appliances contain a version of the McAfee Agent which cannot be updated using McAfee ePO. Updates to the McAfee ePO extensions for McAfee DLP Prevent appliances are delivered through update releases.

Compatible McAfee products

McAfee DLP appliances in this release have been tested for compatibility with the following McAfee managed product versions:

McAfee® Logon Collector 3.0.2.

Purpose

This release fixes problems that were reported in the previous version.

Rating — Recommended

Mandatory Critical High Priority Recommended

  • Required for all environments.
  • Apply this update at the earliest convenience.
  • A patch that resolves non-severe issues or improves product quality is considered Recommended.
  • Not applicable to hotfixes, because hotfixes are only created in response to a business-impacting issue.

For more information, see KB51560.

Enhancements

This release improves the existing feature.

McAfee DLP is now enhanced to support URL path that contains a query string. The query string can be matched and analyzed as part of a web protection rule. The URL List definition page includes these new options:

  • Query String (Advanced) — Allows you to add a query string in the text box from the URL path. The query string is a list of parameters and values separated by "&" symbol. It begins after the first "?" and goes to the end of the address.
  • Include the URL Query String in the match criteria — To analyze the query string as part of the match criteria, you can select this checkbox in the Paste URL: field.