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McAfee Installation Designer and a Managed Agent

Hello all... I am going around and around on this, so I would like input from anyone who has gotten this to work:

My Enviornment:

VSE 8.7 patch2

McAfee Agent 4.0 patch 3 (

ePO 4.0 patch 4

I am trying to build a MID package  of 8.7 with a managed agent in it.  I have tried using the program section and I have tried using the "New Common Management Agent Updater Installation File" section of the Autoupdate Configuration page of the installation designer.  The agent will not communicate properly after install (well, won't communicate at all). unless I then manually reinstall it.

Has anyone gotten a MID package with these current versions, primarly the 4.0 agent to communicate back to their ePO server correctly upon install?

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I am having the same issue, but with the SP3 Repost. Has anyone found a way to get this to work?



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We had to create a custom .exe to add to the MID as a "program" that installs after the package is finished that doesn't use an MSI.  Supposedly they are working on changing this in the next version of the MID, but they didn't give me an ETA.

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