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We are planning to do VSE upgrade in our environment, having few questions related to the topic
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Hi @User45191637 

Also, to reply to the second part of your question, Yes, patch 13 support all these Operating Systems. Confirmation can be obtained from this link.

Sincerely hope this helps as well.

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Hi @User45191637 

Thank you for your post. Sure, feel free to shot them here! Please give us a detailed description of the version you have, the version you plan to move and of course the Operating System platforms that are involved as well!

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Currently we are having VSE 8.8.0 Patch 8 and Agent 5.0.4, we are planning to upgrade it to 8.8.0 Patch 13. This upgrade will be for Windows 2008 R2 servers , 2016 servers, Win 7 machines. Can we upgrade directly from Patch 8 to Patch 13? Also Patch 13 will work for these machines?

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Hi @User45191637 

Good questions! As per the release notes of Patch 13, I am afraid direct upgrade to Patch 13 from Patch 8 is not possible. The supported patches for direct upgrade starts from Patch 9. Hence, You will have perform the upgrade in 2 stages.

1) Check-in and assign Upgrade task for Patch 9 (or 10 or 11 or 12 - anyone of these). 

2) Once Upgrade to a supported Patch is completed, you can now apply patch 13 using a separate task.

*Note: Patch updates do not only reply on the task. Task tells the endpoints WHAT to update, however the McAfee Agent Policy defines WHERE to update from.

I sincerely hope this helps.

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Hi @User45191637 

Also, to reply to the second part of your question, Yes, patch 13 support all these Operating Systems. Confirmation can be obtained from this link.

Sincerely hope this helps as well.

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Thank you, explanation is Lucid.:)

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