When viewing "ComputerName:8081" on Agent 188.8.131.526 via the web browser; the "Updater" progress isn't view-able. Yet, it's view-able from the local computer "McAfee Agent Status Monitor".........Following the same process; "ComputerName:8081: on Agent 184.108.40.2065 via the web browser the "Updater" is view-able.
As for Agent 220.127.116.116 McAfee Product logs; I have been unsuccessful in tracking down "Updater" .. Is this by design; not to have detailed deployment progress via the web browser?
No go, I have searched - if it is there, Intel/McAfee has done a huge disservice; what was a one stop shop of log information is now a ... where's waldo, hunt and peck ....
Really, take a look at both images (found in first post); 18.104.22.1686 and compare those results with 22.214.171.1245 through the lens of an Auditor or Call Center. The kicker, the detailed information is all view-able locally via the "McAfee Agent Status Monitor" - all that information should be available "as is" through "McAfee Product Logs".
bump - Spoken to Tech Support & McAfee Rep and NONE were able to find the rational of eliminating the McAfee Agent Status Monitor via the Web Browser. There's probably a very good reason - would love to here from an Intel McAfee Engineer on this.
I have a similar issue now open with McAfee - "where can I see the details of repository selection pings?" That data is also nowhere to be seen and I really don't think it is working too well. The new logging is pretty tricky to comprehend.
I'm continuing to push (Account Rep and other Intel McAfee Executives) to reintroduce http:\\:8081 access to the Agent Status Monitor Log for 5.X - the removal of Agent Status Monitor Log from 5.X, in my opinion, was a huge dis-service to the McAfee Enterprise Community - What was a one stop shop has now turned into .... Go Fish.
Remote access to 126.96.36.1995 Agent Status Monitor listed everything that a Help desk, Service desk and McAfee Specialist needed regarding - Issues, Policy and Updates.
PING/BUMP: Intel McAfee Staff
Agreed. The info gleaned from the remote agent log is not helpful at all now. For example, I manually searched the macmnsvc_hostname.log, macompatsvc.log and McScript.log files and could not determine when the host updated the DAT. arrg. We in support really need this functionality returned. I was just asked to find this info from a 3rd party vendor that was blaming a DAT update for an issue and I could not provide them a timestamp.
If I understand you correctly, you just need to change this setting in the Agent policy. It limits connections to 8081 to the ePO server; uncheck the box, and you should be able to browse to it again.
It's not really about browsing to system:8081 - it is about accessing log info that WAS available under 4.8 and is NOW removed in 5.X - see McAfee Corporate KB - McAfee Agent 4.x Logging policy does not migrate to 5.x remote Logging policy ...
NOTICE that "Enable Agent Activity log" has been removed from Agent 5.X