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How to manually add a DAT package to the ePolicy Orchestrator Repository
Technical Articles ID:   KB58917
Last Modified:  9/26/2019


McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) 5.x


Perform the steps in this article to manually add DAT packages to the ePO Master Repository. This procedure can be useful when the ePO server can't access the McAfee website or FTP repository because of firewall restrictions or network security policies.


Download the DAT package and check it into the Repository:
  1. Download the latest DAT package (avvepoxxxxdat.zip) from the following website:

  2. Click DAT Package For Use with McAfee ePO and download DAT package.
  3. Log on to the ePO console as a Global administrator ePO user.
  4. Click Menu, SoftwareMaster Repository.
  5. Click Actions, Check In Package.
  6. Select Product or Update (.zip) as the Package type.
  7. For the file that was saved in the temporary folder, either:
    • Type the full path including avvepoxxxxdat.zip
    • Browse to and select the package (avvepoxxxxdat.zip)
  8. Click Next to view the package check-in summary information.
  9. Click Next to configure the repository branch options.
  10. Click Finish to begin the check-in. Wait until the check-in completes.
  11. Click Close.

Make sure that the new DAT package is in the repository:

  1. Log on to the ePO console.
  2. Click Menu, Software, Master Repository.
  3. Search for DAT in the Name column.
  4. Verify that the DAT version displayed is the same as the version you checked in.

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