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ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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I'm having issues on systems when I try to install ENS 10.5.4. These are clean install. However, machine does have McAfee HIPS (Host IPS) running. so far I have found if I uninstall HIPS - it works! of course, a reboot is required after uninstalling HIPS.

Not sure why McAfee HIPS is blocking ENS installtion? looking for some better solution.

Thanks!

Sohel

 

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Re: ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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I have created client task with deployment for ENS Platfrom, ENS Threat prevention, ENS Firewall. I ran this task on machines and VSE removing automaticaly when ENS is deployng. After ENS I run another client task to remove HIPS.

I am not using any specyfic commands in cmd line in client task.

 

I have raised the case for Mcafee supprot and they said that there is no posibility to remove HIPS during ENS install and that I need to remove HIPS after ENS deployment.

Will try your command 🙂

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Re: ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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Have you tried the EUA tool from McAfee as it does help with HIPS.

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Re: ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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Something wrong with your enviroment. I have migrated 27k worstations with VSE/HIPS, just ran task from ePO to deploy ENS

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Re: ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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are you running HIPS Patch 11? as this version uses the same syscore as ENS10.5.4 you prevent allot of interoperability issue's by using products with the same syscore version.

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Re: ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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My latest patch for VSE/HIPS was 8, after patch 8 I start migration to ENS 10.5

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Re: ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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Ok, so you do want to remove HIPS correct?
do you have override flag set in your ENS installation?

 

/override"program_name" Overrides and uninstalls conflicting products as specified.
Example: /override"hips" Uninstalls McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention automatically during installation.

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Re: ENS 10.5.4 Installation failure with HIPS being installed

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I have created client task with deployment for ENS Platfrom, ENS Threat prevention, ENS Firewall. I ran this task on machines and VSE removing automaticaly when ENS is deployng. After ENS I run another client task to remove HIPS.

I am not using any specyfic commands in cmd line in client task.

 

I have raised the case for Mcafee supprot and they said that there is no posibility to remove HIPS during ENS install and that I need to remove HIPS after ENS deployment.

Will try your command 🙂

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Thanks for all the tips.

With latest ENS (10.6) I no longer have the issues.

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