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Endpoint Security Firewall of Linux will not pull rules from ePO

I am attempting to centrally manage Red Hat 6.10 firewall rules with a 5.9.1 ePO server.  I have installed McAfee Endpoint Security Firewall for Linux 10.6.3 on the Red Hat machine.  The McAfee agent and Endpoint Security Threat Prevention are communicating with the ePO.  However, I cannot get the Red Hat machine to pull the firewall policies that I have created in ePO.  Any idea what I am missing?  I cannot seem to find any documentation on this process, so I am going into this blind.  Where are the base McAfee firewall rules being pulled from?

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Re: Endpoint Security Firewall of Linux will not pull rules from ePO

starting point will be to look at the McAfee Endpoint Security for Linux License Extension 

version. have you upgraded the extension to 10.6.3 or later?

Can you please let me know how exactly you are finding that policies not enforced properly?

Re: Endpoint Security Firewall of Linux will not pull rules from ePO

The log shows "Failed to get license from McAfee agent.  Setting license status as paid".  "Received registration acknowledgement from ESP".  

Where can I find the licensing information in ePO or on the host itself?


When I run mfw on the local Red Hat machine, I get the default McAfee policies.  However, the policies that I created under the rules tab do not propagate to endpoints like the Windows ones do.  I can manually create local policies on the Red Hat machine though.     

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