Customize the installation URL and send it to users

You can select the platform and software settings for the installation URL before sending it to the systems you want to manage with MVISION ePO. You can also use the advanced options to set up automatic updates.

After receiving the installation URL, a user can open a browser to access the installation URL. They can then download and run the installer.

  1. Users download McAfee Agent to their system.
  2. The system communicates back to MVISION ePO.
  3. MVISION ePO adds the system to the default group (My Organization) in the System Tree.
  4. The system appears in the System Tree as Managed.
  5. After the McAfee Agent is installed, it downloads the product software you selected when you created the installation URL.

Task

  1. Select MenuSoftwareProduct Deployment to open the Install Products page.
  2. Enter a group name.
  3. Select an operating system from the Platform drop-down list.
  4. Select Endpoint Protection Software options.
    Keep the defaults, or change which products you want to include.
  5. Select Software is automatically updated to the latest version under Advanced Options.


  6. Click Save.
    A dialog box appears with the installation URL.
  7. Select an option in the dialog box:
    • Click Download Installer.
    • Click Copy URL to Clipboard.
  8. Click Close.
    You are redirected to the System Tree.
  9. Distribute the McAfee Smart Installer to your systems, or email the Smart Installer URL to your users.
    Ask the endpoint users to perform the installation steps for their operating system (Windows, macOS, or Linux).

Results

Once your endpoint users have installed the McAfee Agent on their systems, the McAfee Agent communicates with MVISION ePO, downloads the product software, and brings these systems under MVISION ePO management.