Upgrade to McAfee Enterprise Security Manager 11.4.x

Upgrade your SIEM environment to a newer version of ESM.

Choose a method based on the configuration of your current environment.

Note: If there are interim ESM versions between your current version and the version you are upgrading to, make sure you review the McAfee ESM Release Notes for each interim version. This will help you understand all the changes to ESM.
Current version 11.x? More than one ESM in environment? Distributed ESMs? Use this method
Yes No Upgrade a single ESM from version 11.x
Yes Yes No Upgrade multiple ESMs from version 11.x
Yes Yes Yes Upgrade distributed ESMs from version 11.x
No No Upgrade a single ESM from version 10.x
No Yes No Upgrade multiple ESMs from version 10.x
No Yes Yes Upgrade distributed ESMs from version 10.x

Use this flowchart to plan your upgrade.