What's new in the 5.1.0 release

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

Release details

Release build - McAfee® File and Removable Media Protection (FRP)

  • Windows
  • Mac


We do not support the automatic upgrade of a pre-release software version (POC or test builds). To upgrade to a production release of the software, uninstall the existing version first.

For McAfee® Application Control and McAfee® Change Control customers installing or upgrading to FRP 5.1.x, see https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB91662 before starting the installation process.

Note: For the latest information about supported platforms, environments, and operating systems, see https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB81149.

New features

This release introduces new features or improves existing features:

Automation of FRP event purge

You can now automatically purge FRP event data. You can also configure and customize the purge interval and event category.

User's token reset

You can now reset a user's smart card token.

Removable Media improvements

You can now protect and authenticate removable media through the context menu.

Removable Media support

FRP now supports USB devices up to 8 TB with "Allow/Enforce Encryption with offsite access (formerly EERM)" policy.

Exempt Device IDs list

You can now add any number of exempted devices to the removable media policy. For more information, see https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB81519.

New search functionality within FRP Keys page

The Quick find search filter is now available on the Unassign UPKs page. You can search for a personal key based on the Distinguished Name column.

Encryption driver improvements

FRP 5.1 significantly enhances the stability of the encryption driver.