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madjack
Level 7

FS850 and MVM3000

Hi

Just a quick question on the new mvm300 applaince


We are currently running with 2 fs1000 (database and manager) +a single fs850 that does our scanning

we have attempted to buy additional fs850's but have been told that this is not possible and that we need to buy the MVM3000 appliance

Ist  question is this correct

2nd question is the MVM3000 compatable with our fs1000 setup

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jhaynes
Level 12

Re: FS850 and MVM3000

Yes the FS850 appliance is no longer being sold. The MVM3000 is the replacement for the FS1000 and is really just a hardware platform. The software you run on that hardware platform is what needs to be compatable and as long as its the same supported version you will not have any issues.

Jeff Haynes

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madjack
Level 7

Re: FS850 and MVM3000

Hi Jeff

What version does the MVM3000 support

we are running 6.5  at the moment but hope to upgrade withing the next few months

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jhaynes
Level 12

Re: FS850 and MVM3000

You have asked me a trick question. We first need to define what you mean by support.

If you mean what version of the software will run on the MVM3000 then the answer is all of them.

If you mean what is officially supported the question gets a bit more complicated.The MVM3000 must be thought of as just a hardware platform and we will support that hardware for many years. I don't know offhand how many. You currently have 3 options as to which McAfee Vulnerability Manager software you want to install (6.5 , 6.7, 6.8). 6.5 goes end of life next month so we will officially stop supporting it at that point.

Jeff Haynes

Message was edited by: Jeffrey Haynes on 5/27/10 9:49:50 AM CDT
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madjack
Level 7

Re: FS850 and MVM3000

Hi Jeff

Thanks for the information

just wanted to make sure the mvm3000 will work with 6.5 as thats what we are running at the moment

looks like i will have to get going on the upgrade to 6.8

once again thanks for the help

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