Installation overview This document provides an overview of McAfee® Enterprise Security Manager (McAfee ESM) components and instructions on how to install and cable the hardware components. It also describes how to deploy the software on a virtual machine (VM) or upgrade the software on existing components, and how to configure the components initially on your network. McAfee Enterprise Security Manager components McAfee ESM and its components are installed in your network and configured to identify vulnerabilities, and threats. Configuration scenarios You can configure McAfee ESM with just one combination ESM, or you can add components to identify threats in a large enterprise network. McAfee ESM installation overviewThis flowchart provides an overview of the steps required to install the ESM solution.