What's new in the 2010 release

Release introduces new features and enhancements.

New features

This release introduces new features or improves existing features:

  • Support for MNE 5.1.x — This release supports all existing features of MNE 5.1.x except for McAfee preboot, automatic network unlock, and Data Protection Self Service Portal.
  • Keep existing non-MNE authentication protector — You can use this option to prevent MNE from replacing an existing BitLocker authentication protector.
  • Enhanced authentication methodMNE reapplies the selected authentication method to secure all system reconfigurations, until the specified authentication method is enforced.
  • Enhanced policy support — All MNE policies except Preboot and Network Unlock policies available on McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) on-premises are now supported on McAfee® MVISION ePO.

Updated platform, environment, or operating system support

You can get the latest information about supported platforms, environments, and operating systems from KB91980.

MNE for use with MVISION ePO 2010 release supports the operating system macOS Big Sur 11.0.

Unsupported features

The McAfee preboot, automatic network unlock, and Data Protection Self Service Portal features that are available with MNE 5.1.x for McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) are not supported in this release for the MVISION ePO platform.

Release version

This release of MNE for the MVISION ePO platform is identified as version 2010, where the version identifier follows a yymm convention. For more information about using MNE managed from MVISION ePO, see the McAfee Management of Native Encryption Product Guide for use with MVISION ePO.

The documentation and product version of MNE on McAfee ePO is identified as version 5.1.x.

The endpoint (client) version of MNE remains as 5.1.x irrespective of the management platform in use. Both McAfee ePO and MVISION ePO uses the same client package. This eases the process of migrating from McAfee ePO to MVISION ePO management of endpoints with MNE already installed.