McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection—Business
System Requirements

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

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

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 Host Intrusion Prevention for Desktop

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), 32 or 64-bit: Business, Enterprise, Ultimate
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, 32 or 64-bit
  • Windows Vista 32 or 64-bit: Business, Enterprise, Ultimate
  • Windows XP Professional 32-bit
  • Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems 32-bit
  • Windows XP Embedded 32-bit

We will continue to support current versions of enterprise endpoint products on Windows XP SP3 beyond April 8, 2014, for a limited time, as long as it is technically and commercially reasonable to do so, and there is no external dependency. For example, if a McAfee product requires a Microsoft fix that is not provided, then we can no longer support the product. Future releases of enterprise products that are released after April 8, 2014 may not support Windows XP SP3.

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

McAfee Security for Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint Server 2013/SharePoint Foundation 2013

  • Windows 2008 or Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
  • Information Services (IIS) 7.0 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher

SharePoint Server 2010/SharePoint Foundation 2010

  • Windows Server 2008 or Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
  • Information Services (IIS) 7.0 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher

Office SharePoint Server 2007, 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1), 2007 SP2/
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, 3.0 SP1, 3.0 SP2

  • Windows Server 2003 or 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Information Services (IIS) 6.0 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher

Server Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008, latest Service Pack available (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 (32-bit and 64-bit)

System Requirements

  • CPU: 2.5-GHz processor (x86) or higher; dual processor, 3 GHz or faster Intel x64 architecture-based processor that supports Intel Extended Memory 64-bit Technology (Intel EM64T)
  • RAM: 2 GB (4 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 500 MB

McAfee SiteAdvisor Enterprise

Operating Systems

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) with Service Pack 1 (SP1) RTM
  • Windows XP Professional with SP2 and SP3
  • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2 all editions
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) with SP2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) with SP1 RTM
  • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise with SP2
  • Windows Server 2003 Standard with SP2
  • Windows Server 2003 Web with SP2

Web Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 with SP3 or later (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome

Minimum Hardware

  • 500 MHz processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 20 MB free disk space
  • Internet connection

Virtualization Environments

  • VMware ESX
  • VMware Workstation
  • Citrix XenServer
  • Microsoft Hyper-V

Notes: SiteAdvisor Enterprise browser plug-ins are less than 800 KB for all supported browsers.

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

Workstations

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 for Embedded Systems
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 7 Professional for Embedded Systems
  • Windows 7 Ultimate for Embedded Systems
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Vista Business for Embedded Systems
  • Windows Vista Ultimate for Embedded Systems
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
  • Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems 32-bit
  • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
  • Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS)

We will continue to support current versions of enterprise endpoint products on Windows XP SP3 beyond April 8, 2014, for a limited time, as long as it is technically and commercially reasonable to do so, and there is no external dependency. For example, if a McAfee product requires a Microsoft fix that is not provided, then we can no longer support the product. Future releases of enterprise products that are released after April 8, 2014 may not support Windows XP SP3.

Servers

  • Windows Server 2012 Release 2 (R2)
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • Windows Embedded Standard 2009
  • Windows Embedded Point of Service 1.1 SP3
  • Windows Embedded Point of Service Ready 2009
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2: Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Foundation, Web, HPC
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 SP2
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 SP2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 SP2
  • Citrix Xen Guest
  • Citrix XenApp 5.0, 5.6, 6.0, 6.5, 7.5, 7.6

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage

Processor

  • 3 GHz server grade dual-core/dual processor with 2 GB RAM
  • 100 Mbps Ethernet link (1 Gbps recommended)

Operating Systems

  • 32-Bit OS
    • Windows 2008
    • Windows Server 2003 R2
    • Windows Server 2003
  • 64-Bit OS
    • Windows Server 2012 (McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage v1.0.3 and 1.1.0)
    • Windows Server 2008
    • Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Windows Server 2003 R2
    • Windows Server 2003

Browser

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher

Memory

  • 4 GB RAM

Free Disk Space

  • 20 MB after installation
  • 45 MB during installation

Network Interface

  • 100/1,000 Mbps Ethernet

Other

  • CD-ROM drive or Internet connection

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux

Screen Resolution

  • 1024x768 (minimum)

Supported Processors

  • Intel x86 architecture-based processor
  • Intel x64 architecture-based processor that supports Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (Intel EM64T)
  • AMD x64 architecture-based processor with AMD 64-bit technology

Supported Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Konqueror
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Google Chrome

Supported Distributions for 32-bit Platforms/64-bit Platforms

  • Red Hat Enterprise 5, 6, and 7
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server/Desktop 10, 11, and 12
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 and 11
  • Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, and 14.10
  • CentOS 5, 6, and 7
  • Oracle Linux 5, 6, and 7 (Both Red Hat compatible and Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel)
  • Amazon Linux 3.2 Kernels and above
  • Support for public cloud such as Amazon EC2
  • Supports para-virtualization