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Best way to update 8.7i Patch1 to 8.7i Patch 2?

Hi,

I have downloaded 8.7i with Patch 2, we currently use 8.7i with Patch 1.  I have a policy they installs the agent then the scanner straight after in the same task.  I have never had to update the Mcafee Virus Scanner as yet, what is the best way of doing this?

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Re: Best way to update 8.7i Patch1 to 8.7i Patch 2?

first of all you have to checkin package in software. you can have a policy  created to deploy agent and dont forget to tick

i will also ask you to type in the following command in the mcafee agent 4.5 :  framepkg.exe /upgrade

the upgarde should be done.

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Re: Best way to update 8.7i Patch1 to 8.7i Patch 2?

If you check in Patch 2 and Global Updating is enabled the patch will deploy to every machine when they next communicate or someone runs a right click Update Now.

I checked in Patch 8 for VSE 8.5 and it deployed to every machine because Global updating was enabled.

Please correct me if im wrong.

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