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Supported Platforms, Environments, and Operating Systems for Host Intrusion Prevention 7.0
Technical Articles ID:  KB59820
Last Modified:  1/19/2015
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Environment

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (Host IPS) 7.0, 7.1

Summary

IMPORTANT: As manufacturers release new operating systems, platforms, and service packs, the original McAfee product guides might not reflect the current McAfee support policy for those platforms.

For support on operating systems not listed in this article, create a McAfee Product Enhancement Request (PER) to request support in a future product version. 

If you require a change to this functionality in a future version of the product, you can submit a Product Enhancement Request (PER) by logging in at: https://mcafee.acceptondemand.com/.

To register as a new user, click McAfee Customers Register Here at the top of the page. For additional information, see KB60021.


Microsoft Windows - Supported Client Operating Systems with Host IPS 7.0
 
NOTE: Some of the following operating systems have passed Microsoft's end of support date. For more information, see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle page: http://support2.microsoft.com/lifecycle/.

Operating System
Microsoft Service Packs
Host IPS 7.0
Windows 7 (32-bit) 3

N/A

NR

Windows 7 (64-bit) 3

N/A

NR

Windows Vista (32-bit) 1

1, 2

Y

Windows Vista (64-bit) 1

1, 2

Y

Windows XP Professional (32-bit)

2, 3

Y

Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems (32-bit) 2

2, 3

Y

Windows XP Embedded (32-bit)   N
Windows XP Home (32-bit)

2, 3

Y

Windows XP Tablet PC (32-bit)  2, 3

Y

Windows 2000 Professional

3, 4

Y


 
1

Host IPS 7.0 Patch 2 supports Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Host IPS 7.0 Patch 5 supports Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
Host IPS 7.0 Patch 5 supports Windows 7, Host IPS 7.0 Patch 8 supports Windows 7 SP1.

2 Host IPS 7.0 supports Windows XP Pro for Embedded as long as the OS has not been modified in any way from a standard Windows XP Pro version. Reported issues will be addressed if replicated on a standard Windows XP Professional OS. See Microsoft Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems for further information.
3 Host IPS 7.0 is not recommended (NR) for use with Microsoft Windows 7 due to a low-level architectural problem related to the NDIS 5.x driver. See KB77696 for details.


Microsoft Windows - Supported Server Operating Systems with Host IPS 7.0
 
NOTE: Some of the following operating systems have passed Microsoft's end of support date. For more information, see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle page: http://support2.microsoft.com/lifecycle/.

Operating System
Microsoft Service Packs
Host IPS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) 1 1

Y

Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) 1
1, 2

Y

Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) 1

1, 2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Release 2 Enterprise, 32-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Release 2 Enterprise, 64-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Release 2 Standard, 32-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Release 2 Standard, 64-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Release 2 Web
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Enterprise, 32-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Enterprise, 64-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Standard, 32-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Standard, 64-bit
2

Y

Windows Server 2003 Web
1

Y

Windows 2000 Advanced Server
4

Y

Windows 2000 Data center Server
3, 4

Y

Windows 2000 Server
3, 4

Y

1

Notes for Windows Server 2008:

  • Windows Server 2008 support was added with Host IPS 7.0 Patch 2. For further details, see the Host IPS 7.0 Agent Patch 2 Release Notes (KB52836).
  • Host IPS 7.0 Patch 5 supports Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2.
  • Host IPS 7.0 Patch 6 supports Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Host IPS 7.0 Patch 8 supports Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
  • Host IPS Client 7.0 local user interface functionality is not supported on Windows Server 2008 Server Core.
  • Host IPS 7.0 HTTP engine is not supported on Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.0 or later.

NOTE:
IIS, Apache, and SQL support is limited to server-type operating systems, per the Host IPS for Server system requirements: http://www.mcafee.com/us/products/host-ips-for-server.aspx#vt=vtab-Requirements

 Sun Solaris - Supported Operating Systems

Sun SPARC Solaris 8, sun4u and sun4v (32-bit or 64-bit kernel)
Sun SPARC Solaris 9, sun4u and sun4v (32-bit or 64-bit kernel)
Sun SPARC Solaris 10, sun4u and sun4v (64-bit kernel)


Sun Solaris - Supported Web Servers


Sun ONE Web Server 6.0
Sun Java Web Server 6.1


Linux - Supported Operating Systems

KB60916 - Host Intrusion Prevention 7.x for Linux - supported operating systems, minimum kernel versions, and supported distribution


ePolicy Orchestrator - Management Requirements

 
ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5 to 4.6.7
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.0, Patch 4 to 4.8, Patch 2



Supported Virtual Private Network (VPN) clients

Cisco VPN3000 4.8.00
CheckPoint VPN Client R56_548000619
CheckPoint VPN Client R60 HFA2
F5 Firepass 1200 6.0.1 (6010,2007,223,319)
Nortel Contivity VPN Client 6.01
 
 
End of Support Information
 
ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5
End of Support: December 31, 2013
ePolicy Orchestrator 5.0 End of Support: December 31, 2014
McAfee Agent 4.5 End of Support: June 30, 2014
McAfee Agent 4.6 End of Support: March 31, 2015

For product lifecycle details, see the McAfee Product and Technology Support Lifecycle page at: http://www.mcafee.com/us/support/support-eol.aspx.

For EOL policy details, see the Enterprise Products End of Life Policy at: http://www.mcafee.com/common/media/mcafeeb2b/support/terms/Support_Policy-Product_Support_EOL.pdf.


Definitions
End of Life Period  The timeframe that runs from the day Intel Security announces product discontinuation until the last date that the product is formally supported by Intel Security. In general, after the EOL Period is announced, no enhancements are made.
End of Life Date  The last day that the product is supported according the terms of the Intel Security standard support offering.
 


Host IPS Build Information

Version
Build
Release to World (RTW)
7.0.0.734
Patch 1
7.0.0.794
Patch 2
7.0.0.833
Patch 3
7.0.0.953
Patch 4
7.0.0.976
Patch 5 7.0.0.1021
Patch 6 7.0.0.1070
Patch 7 7.0.0.1102
Patch 8 7.0.0.1159
Patch 9 7.0.0.1254
 

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