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Agent Handler configuration.

We are planning to create new Agent Handler, currently we have ePO server and agent handler in same location. So can we configure new handler on same location? or need to choose another location for balancing and other reason ? Please suggest.
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Re: Agent Handler configuration.


Please check below link for more information: Page 253

Agent Handlers route communication between agents and your McAfee ePO server.
Each McAfee ePO server contains a master Agent Handler. Additional Agent Handlers can be installed on systems throughout your network.

How to use ePolicy Orchestrator in a DMZ or NAT environment

KB66797 is for all the required ports

Yes, Agent Handlers can load balance the McAfee Agent requests in a large remote

Use Agent Handlers in di΍erent geographic regions instead of multiple McAfee ePO servers.

You can install the Agent handler in the same environment as well as in DMZ.

If you are installing in the DMZ in that case please make sure that there is a connectivity between ePO and ePO DB.

This Agent Handler connection requires access to both the SQL database and the McAfee ePO server.

If you will go through the link in the post will give you more information in regards to the Agent handler.

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Re: Agent Handler configuration.

One other thing to consider is that an agent handler should be in the same datacenter as the sql server, as it will need a connection < 10ms. Otherwise you will end up with a lot of timeouts with sql connections and that can cause a lot of issues.

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