Overview of the deployment process

Migration is only one task in the process of installing and deploying Endpoint Security. This deployment overview shows where migration fits into the overall process.

Note: See the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator documentation for more information about installing the product components and creating assignments.
  1. Check that the environment and managed systems where you want to install Endpoint Security meet the requirements described in:
    • Windows — KB82761 and the McAfee Endpoint Security Installation Guide
    • Macintosh — KB84934 and the McAfee Endpoint Security for Mac Product Guide
    • Linux — KB87073 and the McAfee Endpoint Security for Linux Product Guide
  2. Check in and install the product package extension files and the McAfee Agent package files to the McAfee ePO server.
  3. Create a client task to deploy the correct version of the McAfee Agent to managed systems.
  4. Migrate legacy product settings.
  5. (Manual migration only) Assign the migrated policies and client tasks to managed groups and systems.
  6. Deploy Endpoint Security to managed systems.