File & Removable Media Protection (FRP) is the new name for Endpoint Encryption for Files & Folders (EEFF)
Q: Can FRP 4.3 be installed in a VDI environment?
FRP v4.3 offers support for selected modes of Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 and 7.1.
· For Citrix XenDesktop v5.6
o Existing and Physical Modes
· For Citrix XenDesktop v7.1
o Remote PC Access option under “Operating System and Hardware” (Create Machine Catalog)
Q: I have a VDI environment which is not covered in the above list. How do I request support for it?
If you require support for additional platforms in a VDI environment, please raise a Product Enhancement Request here at: https://mcafee.acceptondemand.com/
Support for additional versions/platforms of VDI environments will be considered for future releases
Q: Why is there a minimum requirement of McAfee Agent (MA) of 4.8 Patch 1 for leveraging support for Citrix XenDesktop with FRP v4.3?
McAfee Agent supports User Based Policies in a VDI environment starting MA 4.8 Patch 1. Hence MA 4.8 Patch 1 is the minimum version of McAfee Agent required for use with FRP in a Citrix XenDesktop environment
Q: Does the support for selected modes for Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 and 7.1 with FRP v4.3 applicable to the entire product functionality?
Yes, file/folder encryption and also the Removable Media Encryption functionality is supported in a VDI environment
Q: Is there anything different that has to be done when provisioning FRP in a Citrix XenDesktop environment?
No, the workflow remains the same
Q: Where can I find the latest information on support for VDI environments?
For the latest information on support for VDI environments, see https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB81478