You just need to create an ePO Agent package from your ePO server (System Tree->system tree action->new system->Create and download agent installation package) and use this agent package to deploy on your computers. This package embbeds all info about your epo server so it will work. Once you've deployed this agent you can deploy VSE as it will be handled by the agent.
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From the McAfee Agent 4.5 product guide p26:
The agent installation package
A FramePkg.exe file is created when you install ePolicy Orchestrator and whenever you check
in an agent package. It is a customized installation package for agents that report to your
server. The package contains information necessary for the agent to communicate with the
server. Specifically, this package includes:
• The agent installer
• SiteList.xml file
• srpubkey.bin (the server public key)
• reqseckey.bin (the initial request key)
By default, the path of the agent installation package on the server is:
This is the installation package that the server uses to distribute and install agents. Other
FramePkg.exe files are created when:
• Agent packages are checked in to any branch of the repository (Previous, Current, or
• Encryption key changes
The default agent installation package contains no embedded user credentials. When executed
on the targeted system, the installation uses the account of the currently logged-on user.
copy the Framepkg.exe file and create a package in SMS with the commandline
framepkg.exe /install=agent /silent
run as admin
You may also want to update your mof to pickup the info:
although change it appropriately for your version etc.
There's lots of posts about the McAfee mof.
Thank you very much for your answer.
but does that mean that after installing FramePKG.exe using SMS, that the installed agents will automatically connect to server and the VSE will be pushed from ePo server ?
Furthermore, how can I include the site listin the installation ? does the file name has to be SiteList.xml (e.g. can I use /SiteInfo=xyz.xml" so the command will be
framepkg.exe /install=agent /silent /SiteInfo=xyz.xml ?
If you create the package as I told before you won't need to use a site list because it's embedded inside the package, otherwise you will have to use this command:
framepkg .exe /install=agent /siteinfo=<full path of sitelist.xml >
(System Tree->system tree action->new system->Create and download agent installation package)
You'll want to be careful as this method will embed credentials.
Since you are using SMS i'm assuming you will be running as an admin on the machines- so you'll need to watch that if something goes wrong .
Copying the frampkg.exe from the directory i mentioned has no embeded credentials.
Just a note to say that things may get confusing with rights etc if you need to troubleshoot.
Personally i've never used embeded credentials. Most of my installs are via a GPO startup script and then i have a normal and a force agent install via ConfigMgr as a backup.
and the framepkg embeds all needed files- as i mentioned in my earlier post.