Intel Security

McAfee Endpoint Protection for SMB
System Requirements

These are the minimum system requirements. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment. McAfee Endpoint Protection for SMB is a suite that includes the following products.

McAfee Endpoint Security

  • Windows 8.1 Update 1
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8 (not including RT)
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7 (32-bit only)
  • Windows Vista with Service Pack (SP) 2
  • Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS, 32-bit only)
  • Windows Embedded 8 (Pro, Standard, Industry, 32-bit only)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Update 1 (64-bit only)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials/Standard/Datacenter (including Server Core mode, 64-bit only)
  • Windows Server 2012 Essentials/Standard/Datacenter (including Server Core mode, 64-bit only)
  • Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 SP2 Standard/Datacenter/Enterprise/Web (including Server Core mode)
  • Windows Storage Server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 and 2003 R2 (32-bit only)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 3 (32-bit only)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • Windows Embedded Standard 2009
  • Windows Point of Service 1.1
  • Windows Point of Service Ready 2009

McAfee Device Control

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) Server

  • Supported McAfee versions
    • McAfee ePO 4.6.9 and 5.1.1
    • McAfee Agent for Windows 4.8 Patch 2 and 5.0
    • McAfee Agent for Mac 4.6 Patch 3, 4.8 Patch 2, and 5.0
  • Operating systems
    • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 or later, 64-bit
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2008 SP2 or later, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Hardware requirements
    • CPU: Pentium II-class or higher, 450 MHz minimum
    • RAM: 512 MB (1 GB recommended)
    • Disk space: 250 MB

Device Control Endpoint

  • Operating systems
    • Windows 8 and 8.1 or later Enterprise and Professional, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Windows 7 SP1 or later Enterprise and Business editions, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • OS X Yosemite
    • OS X Mavericks
    • OS X Mountain Lion
  • Virtual environments
    • Citrix XenApp 6.0 or later
    • Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 or later
    • VMware View 4.6 or later
  • Hardware requirements
    • CPU: Pentium III, 1 GHz or faster
    • RAM: 512 MB, 1 GB (recommended)
    • Disk space: 200 MB minimum
    • Network connection: TCP/IP for remote access
  • Browsers
    • Google Chrome 31 or later
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
    • Mozilla Firefox 34 or later

McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac

  • Mac OS Sierra (version 10.12 and later)
  • Mac OS X El Capitan (version 10.11 or later)
  • Mac OS X Yosemite (version 10.10 or later)
  • Mac OS X Mavericks (version 10.9 or later)
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion (version 10.8 or later)

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (On-Premises Version)

Platform Support

  • Server O/S: 64-bit
    • Windows Sever 2012 Release 2 (R2)
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter
    • Windows Server 2008 for Small Business Premium
    • Windows Storage Server 2003
    • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter
    • Windows Server 2003
  • Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Internet Explorer 7 and later
  • Network Support
    • IPv4
    • IPv6
  • Virtual server
    • VMware ESX/ESXi 5.x and later
    • VMware ESX/ESXi 4.x
    • VMware ESX 3.5.x Update 4
    • Citrix XenServer 6.0
    • Citrix XenServer 5.5 Update 2
    • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
    • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
  • Database (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • SQL Server 2012 Express
    • SQL Server 2012
    • SQL Server 2008 with SP1/SP2/R2 Standard, Enterprise, Workgroup, Express
    • SQL Server 2005 with SP3 Standard, Enterprise, Workgroup, Express

Additional Requirements

  • 1.5 GB free disk space (2 GB recommended)
  • 1 GB RAM (2-4 GB recommended)
  • Intel Premium 4 Processor or later, 1.3 GHz or faster
  • Monitor: 1024x768, 256 color, VGA
  • NIC: 100 MB or higher
  • File System: NTFS recommended
  • Dedicated server recommended if managing more than 250 systems
  • IP Address: McAfee recommends using a static IP address


McAfee Native Encryption

  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and OS X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 8.1 Update 1, Windows To Go

McAfee Security for Email Servers

McAfee Security for Microsoft Exchange

  • Supported Microsoft Exchange Servers
    • Exchange Server 2016
    • Exchange Server 2013
    • Exchange Server 2010
    • Exchange Server 2007
    • Exchange Server 2003
  • Operating Systems
    • Windows Server 2012 Standard and Enterprise (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and Enterprise (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 Standard and Enterprise (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard and Enterprise (64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2003 Standard and Enterprise (32-bit)
  • System Requirements
    • 8 GB RAM for Microsoft Exchange 2013 and 2016
    • 4 GB RAM for Microsoft Exchange 2010
    • 2 GB RAM for Microsoft Exchange 2007
    • 256 MB RAM for Microsoft Exchange 2003
    • 740 MB of free disk space

McAfee Security for Lotus Domino on a Windows Server

  • Lotus Domino versions
    • 9.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • 8.5.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Operating Systems
    • Windows Server 2012 Standard and Enterprise (64-bit)
    • Windows 2008 Server with Service Pack (SP) 2
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise Server with SP2 or higher
    • Windows 2003 Server
  • System Requirements
    • 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended)
    • 1 GB disk space per partition (1.5 GB per partition recommended)
    • Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles