Getting started with McAfee ePO Cloud McAfee ePO Cloud provides a centralized, cloud-based platform for remotely managing the security of your endpoints. You can use McAfee ePO Cloud to ensure that the software on your network is always up to date and your systems are protected. The tools you need to manage security for your network can be found by accessing the McAfee ePO Cloud web interface. This guide introduces you to McAfee ePO Cloud and describes how to use the web interface to complete the required setup tasks. The setup process follows this basic outline: As an administrator, you begin by requesting access to McAfee ePO Cloud. After you receive your welcome email, you can activate your account. Next, log on to McAfee ePO Cloud. You are now ready to install software on the systems in your network. As an administrator, you select the installation option and distribute an installation URL to each of the endpoints in your network. Finally, each of the endpoints receives the installation URL, installs the product software, and communicates back to the McAfee ePO Cloud server. As an administrator, you can verify that each of these endpoints is now managed in the System Tree. Preparing for setup and installation To begin, request access to McAfee ePO Cloud and wait to receive your welcome letter. You can also compile a list of the systems in your network. Make sure that you can access each endpoint remotely. Activate your accountTo use McAfee ePO Cloud, you need to activate your account. The activation link and activation code are included in your welcome letter. Remember that the link expires a week after you receive it. Log on to McAfee ePO Cloud To access McAfee ePO Cloud, enter your email address and password on the logon screen. Choose an installation option To install the McAfee Agent and related product software on your endpoints, select an installation option and follow the instructions. When completed, you have an installation URL that you can distribute to your users. Install protection on other computersSend the installation URL to the endpoint users you want to manage in McAfee ePO Cloud. This is the list you created at the start of the process. When they receive they link, users can then click it to download and install McAfee Agent and other product software. Confirm system managementVerify that your users have installed the McAfee Agent, and that their systems have communicated with McAfee ePO Cloud, downloaded the product software, and are now managed. Specify the first-time dashboard Use the Dashboards server setting to determine which dashboard appears after a user logs on for the first time.