About this release

This document contains important information about the current release. We recommend that you read the whole document.

McAfee® Web Gateway (Web Gateway) is provided as a controlled release. It is an update that resolves issues present in previous versions.

CAUTION: If you have implemented the bonding configuration that was available as an unsupported feature before the release of Web Gateway 7.5.2, remove any settings of this configuration before upgrading to this new product version. Otherwise you risk creating an unstable state on the appliance.

Previously resolved issue

This document also contains information about an issue that was resolved in a previous update, but not covered in the release notes then. See entry for Bugzilla 1180855 under Miscellaneous in the Resolved issues section.

Hyper-V support to include Windows Server 2016

Hyper-V is a role in several Microsoft Windows Server products that provides the tools and services for creating virtualized servers. You can use these servers as virtual machines running Web Gateway as a virtual appliance.

The following Hyper-V server product has been added as a supported platform for running a virtual Web Gateway appliance:

  • Windows Server 2016

The platform was already added to the McAfee Web Gateway 7.8.1 major product version, but was not covered in the documentation when this version was released.