Deploy the client software from McAfee ePO

Use McAfee ePO to deploy the client software to systems in your network that are managed.

Task

  1. Log on to the McAfee ePO server as an administrator.
  2. Select Menu | Systems | System Tree, then select a group or systems.
  3. On the Assigned Client Tasks tab, click Actions, then click New Client Task Assignment.
  4. Complete these options, then click Create New Task:
    1. For product, select McAfee Agent.
    2. For task type, select Product Deployment.
  5. On the Client Task Catalog page:
    1. Type a name for the task.
    2. Select Mac as the target platform.
    3. In Products and components, select the product, select Install as the action, then click Save.
      Tip: You can add more products by using .

      To deploy the software from McAfee ePO with the On-Access Scan option disabled, you can use the McAfee Agent command-line option to pass the OAS-off parameter in the deployment task. The command-line option is available in the Client Task Catalog page under the Products and Components section. By default, the software is installed with the On-Access Scan option enabled.

      To deploy the software from McAfee ePO with Firewall disabled, you can use the McAfee Agent product deployment command line option to pass the FW-off parameter in the deployment task.
  6. On the Client Task Assignment Builder page:
    1. Select the task, then click Next.
    2. Schedule the task to run immediately, click Next to view a summary of the task, then click Save.
  7. In the System Tree, select the systems or groups where you assigned the task, then click Wake Up Agents.
  8. Select Force complete policy and task update, then click OK.

    For Adaptive Threat Protection, if you are using TIE server, you also need to deploy the McAfee Data Exchange Layer client.