Installation requirements and recommendations Your environment requires specific hardware and software to run McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) software. Review these requirements and recommendations before installing your McAfee ePO software to make sure that your installation is successful. Tip: Run a pre-installation audit to make sure that your environment meets the minimum requirements for a successful installation. For information about downloading and using the tool, see the McAfee ePO Pre-Installation Auditor Release Notes. System requirements and recommendationsMake sure that your environment conforms to these requirements and recommendations before installing McAfee ePO software. Software requirements and recommendationsMake sure that you have the required and recommended software installed on your server system before installing McAfee ePO. Operating system requirementsYou can install McAfee ePO on any supported Microsoft Windows server-class operating system. Supported virtual infrastructure software McAfee ePO software supports use of several types of virtual infrastructure software. Supported SQL ServersMcAfee ePO software requires the use of a supported SQL Server. Supported Internet browsers McAfee ePO software requires the use of one of these supported Internet browsers. Agent Handler server requirementsYou can install the McAfee ePO Agent Handler software on any supported Microsoft Windows server-class operating system. Things to know before installation Before you start the McAfee ePO installation, make sure that you have the information you need and the steps you must take. Automatic product configuration During an automatic configuration, McAfee ePO downloads and installs all McAfee products entitled to you by your site license. Distributed repository requirementsDistributed repositories are used throughout your environment to provide access to important content used by your McAfee ePO server. Your distributed repositories must conform to these minimum requirements. Supported products and known issuesReview the products that McAfee ePO supports and known issues before completing your installation.