What's new in 10.6.9 release

This release supports additional operating systems and resolves known issues.

Updated platform, environment, or operating system support

This release supports these operating systems additionally:

  • CentOS 8.1
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.11 kernel
    • 2.6.18-439.el5
  • Ubuntu 18.04 kernels
    • 4.15.0-72-generic
    • 4.15.0-76-generic
  • Amazon Linux 2 kernels
    • 4.14.133-113.105.amzn2.x86_64
    • 4.14.158-129.185.amzn2.x86_64
    • 4.14.165-133.209.amzn2.x86_64
Note: McAfee® Agent 5.6.2 (Build Number 209) (64-bit) or later versions support these operating systems.

You must have installed McAfee Agent 5.6.2 (Build Number 209) (64-bit) or later to use this software.

Note: McAfee® Endpoint Security for Linux 10.6.9 is not compatible with McAfee® Application Control and Change Control 6.4.0 or previous versions and McAfee MOVE Agentless Security Virtual Appliance (SVA). Fresh Installation or upgrade of McAfee Endpoint Security for Linux 10.6.9 does not happen on machines running McAfee Application Control or Change Control 6.4.0 or previous versions and McAfee MOVE Agentless Security Virtual Appliance or both. For more information on the compatibility issues with McAfee Application Control or Change Control, see KB92079.

McAfee Endpoint Security for Linux 10.6.9 is shipped with DAT version 999 which will be updated automatically after successful installation in unmanaged mode by running a default update task. If you don't want the auto update of DAT after installation, you can use the installation command-line option nocontentupdate to restrict the DAT update trigger at the time of installation.

Note: The command to turn off the auto update of DAT after installation is ./install-mfetp.sh nocontentupdate

In McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) managed environment, the automatic DAT update happens based on the auto-update option configured in the McAfee® Agent policy after successful deployment of the product.

Tip: The Update Options is available in the Updates tab of McAfee Agent General policy.