Policy maps

Use these maps to see where legacy settings are moved or merged during migration to Endpoint Security policies.

See Appendix E, Changes to migrated settings, for details about settings that are removed, moved, renamed, or merged.

Migrating VirusScan Enterprise settings (Windows)

Settings from VirusScan Enterprise migrate to multiple Threat Prevention policies and the Endpoint Security Common policy.



Migrating on-access scan settings to Threat Prevention policies (Windows, Mac, and Linux)

On-access scan settings from VirusScan Enterprise, McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac, and VirusScan Enterprise for Linux migrate to two Threat Prevention policies.

  • On-Access Scan exclusions are always migrated.
  • If you are migrating products for multiple operating system platforms:
    • VirusScan Enterprise settings take precedence over McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac settings and VirusScan Enterprise for Linux settings.
    • McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac settings take precedence over VirusScan Enterprise for Linux settings.
    • Duplicate settings are not migrated.
    • If you are not migrating VirusScan Enterprise settings, additional settings are migrated from McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac and VirusScan Enterprise for Linux.


Migrating Access Protection and Buffer Overflow protection to Threat Prevention policies (Windows)

Settings for Access Protection and Buffer Overflow Protection migrate from VirusScan Enterprise and McAfee Host IPS to two Threat Prevention policies and the Endpoint Security Common Options policy.



Migrating Host IPS Firewall and General settings to Endpoint Security Firewall

Settings from the Host IPS Firewall and General policies migrate to two Endpoint Security Firewall policies and the Endpoint Security Common Options policy.



Migrating SiteAdvisor Enterprise settings to Web Control

Settings from SiteAdvisor Enterprise policies migrate to five Web Control policies and the Endpoint Security Common Options policy.



Migrating multiple-instance SiteAdvisor Enterprise policies

The SiteAdvisor Enterprise Content Actions, Authorize List, and Prohibit List policies are multiple-instance policies. Each instance of the source policies migrates to a separate instance of the target policies.





Migrating legacy settings to the Common Options policy

Settings from VirusScan Enterprise, McAfee Host IPS, and SiteAdvisor Enterprise policies migrate to the Options policy in the Common module for use by all the Endpoint Security product modules.