Installation instructions

The requirements for installing this new product version depend on the version that you are currently running.

  • 7.3.x to 7.6.x — You can upgrade to the new version after activating a repository. See Upgrade from 7.3.x or later.
  • 7.0.x to 7.2.x — You can upgrade to the new version after creating a configuration backup. See Upgrade from 7.2.x or earlier 7.x.

    Alternatively, you can create a configuration backup, re-image the appliance using an image of the new version, and install the backup.

    Tip: Use the options provided under Troubleshooting | Backup/Restore on the user interface to create the backup.
  • 6.8.x or 6.9.x — You must re-image the appliance using an image of the new version.

Download an image of the new version from the download page of the McAfee Content & Cloud Security Portal at https://contentsecurity.mcafee.com/software_mwg7_download.

For more information about re-imaging, see the McAfee Web Gateway Installation Guide.