How do I install an ePO agent handler?

How do I install an ePO agent handler?


  1. Open the folder where you extracted the contents of the McAfee ePO software installation package.
  2. Copy the Agent Handler folder to the intended Agent Handler server system.
  3. Right-click Setup.exe and select Run as Administrator to start the Intel Agent Handler InstallShield wizard.

How do I install McAfee agent handler?

  1. Create the McAfee ePO application role.
  2. Create the Client Access Point.
  3. Add the data drive.
  4. Install McAfee ePO software on each cluster node.
  5. Create the Generic Service resources.
  6. Test the McAfee ePO cluster installation.

How do I install McAfee agent from ePO server?

Deploy McAfee Agent using McAfee ePO Cloud

  1. Deploy McAfee Agent using McAfee Smart Installer.
  2. Install URL-based McAfee Agent manually from the command line.
  3. Install McAfee Agent in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) mode.
  4. Create the Agent Deployment URL.

How do I install McAfee agent handler in DMZ?


  1. Build a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 and install all of the latest security patches.
  2. Have server placed in your company’s DMZ which should still be behind a firewall.
  3. Have a published DNS record created for access from internet-based agent.

How do I set up an agent handler?

Configure Agent Handlers list

  1. Select Menu → Configuration → Agent Handlers.
  2. Click the Agent Handlers number in the Handler Status of the dashboard, to see a list of your Agent Handlers and their detailed information.
  3. Click the setting in the Actions column, to disable, enable, and delete Agent Handlers.

What is McAfee remote agent handler?

The Agent Handler is the component of your server responsible for managing agent requests. Each McAfee ePO server installation includes an Agent Handler by default.

What is McAfee ePO agent?

The McAfee Agent is the distributed component of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO). It downloads and enforces policies, and executes client-side tasks such as deployment and updating. The Agent also uploads events and provides additional data regarding each system’s status.

How do I manually install McAfee agent on Windows?

Upgrade manually Use Framepkg.exe to manually upgrade McAfee Agent. 1 Create and download Framepkg.exe from McAfee ePO. 2 Right-click Framepkg.exe, select Run as administrator, and click OK to complete the upgrade.

How do I manually install McAfee agent on Linux?

Installing McAfee Agent on Linux / CentOS

  1. STEP 1: Upload the Installers.
  2. STEP 2: Extract and Run installer.
  3. STEP 3: ePO Service Check.
  4. STEP 4: Check status on ePU GUI.
  5. STEP 1: Extract and Start Installer.
  6. STEP 2: Configure ePO VirusScaner.
  7. STEP 3: Login to McAfee Virus Scan.
  8. STEP 4: Managing McAfee VirusScan for Linux.

What ports does Mcafee ePO use?


Default Port Protocol Traffic direction
443 TCP Inbound/outbound connection to/from the ePO server
445 SMB Outbound connection from the ePO server
636 TCP Outbound connection from the ePO server
1433 TCP Outbound connection from the ePO server

How do I change my McAfee agent handler IP address?


  1. Log on to the ePO console.
  2. Click Menu, Configuration, Agent Handlers.
  3. From the window Handler Status, click Agent Handlers, and then click the link in the Handler DNS Name column.
  4. Specify the correct information for the NIC in the Published DNS Name and Published IP address fields.

What ports does McAfee ePO use?