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rackroyd
Level 16

A reminder that the V1 DAT End of life is approaching.

March 31, 2010 will be the last day of support for VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i.

Additionally, March 31, 2010 will be the last day V1 DATs will be transmitted.
On April 1, 2010, McAfee Labs will no longer produce or ship V1 DATs. THIS MEANS THAT ANY V1 ENABLED PRODUCT WILL FAIL TO UPDATE DAT FILES.
 
Because VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i is reaching EOL and also depends on V1 DATS for signature updates, McAfee recommends moving to the latest supported product version.

Please refer to the following McAfee information for more details:

KB60992 (List of which products and versions use V1 vs. V2 DAT files; products with custom support through 31-Dec-10) 
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB60992

KB60404 (Basic information on v1 & v2 DAT files (Names.dat, Scan.dat, Clean.dat)) 
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB60404

KB 52201 (VSE 8.0i EOL statement, original date: Jan 1, 2008)
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB52201

McAfee Product End of Life (EOL) List and EOL Policy

http://www.mcafee.com/us/enterprise/support/customer_service/end_life.html

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rackroyd
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Re: A reminder that the V1 DAT End of life is approaching.

Bumping this to the top, as a reminder that todayis the day.

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