What's new in the 2.8.x release

Releases can introduce new features and enhancements or update platform support.

Updated platform, environment, or operating system support

This release introduces new features or improves existing features:

Addition of Health Check Tool — This is a deployable tool that does a series of tests on endpoints running

  • VirusScan Enterprise 8.8
  • Host Intrusion Prevention 8.0
The test checks for known conditions that would likely cause a migration to fail. After execution of the tests, the results are uploaded and displayed in the EUA extension in ePO.

Release build

This release was developed for use with:

  • McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™)
  • McAfee Endpoint Security 10.6.1 to 10.7.0
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2019
  • Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 Build 18363 (19H2)
    Note: Using Endpoint Upgrade Assistant to upgrade from Windows 7 can fail when Windows Update KB3033929 has not been applied. Windows Update KB3033929 adds the needed SHA256 certificate support to Windows 7 and resolves this issue.
  • Third-party deployment tools

Supported products

For the complete list of products supported by Endpoint Upgrade Assistant, see KB90170.