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Reboot necessary?


I want to update our servers through ePO and I am not sure if a reboot is required.

VSE 8.8 Patch1 > Patch2

McAfee Agent 4.6 > 4.8

Engine 5400 > 5600

For which part is a reboot required?

Should I follow a specific order or just update all at once?

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Re: Reboot necessary?

Neither Agent nor engine updates require reboots.

VSE needs a reboot for some VSE drivers to become active, if I recall correctly.

Make sure you grab the latest Agent, 4.8 Patch 2.

VSE 8.8 Patch 4 should be out (on the McAfee download site) by this time next week, too.

I'd roll out the latest Agent and the 5600 Engine now, then update straight to VSE 8.8 Patch 4 when it is released.


Message was edited by: PhilR on 18/02/14 16:57:56 GMT

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We just evaluated the versions I mentioned. So we will stay with them.

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Re: Reboot necessary?

If you have any Windows 8.1 workstations or 2012 R2 servers you'll need MA 4.8 P2 to distinguishe them in ePO from Windows 8 / 2012.

Go on, throw caution to the wind, try the latest agent on your PC.

Virusscan 8.8 Patch 4 is now out.  Read the release notes carefully.

You really do need to get to P4, not P2.


Message was edited by: PhilR on 19/02/14 09:39:04 GMT
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