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Supported Platforms, Environments, and Operating Systems for Host Intrusion Prevention 8.0
Technical Articles ID:  KB70778
Last Modified:  02/27/2014
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Environment

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (Host IPS) 8.0

Summary

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 8.0
 
Operating System
Microsoft
Service Packs
Host IPS 8.0
Windows 8
-
Y
Windows 7 (32-bit)
Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate Editions
1
Y
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate Editions
1
Y
Windows Embedded Standard 7 (32-bit)**
1
Y (P2+)
Windows Embedded Standard 7 (64-bit)**
1
Y (P2+)
Windows Vista (32-bit)
Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate Editions
1, 2
Y
Windows Vista (64-bit)
Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate Editions
1, 2
Y
Windows XP Professional (32-bit)*
2, 3
Y
Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems (32-bit)*/** 2, 3 Y (P2+)
Windows XP Embedded (32-bit)** 2, 3 Y (P2+)

Support for Windows 8 added in Host IPS 8.0 Patch 3. For details, see KB75919.
Support for Windows 8.1 added in Host IPS 8.0 Patch 4. For details, see KB78494.
*Host IPS 8.0 is not supported on Windows XP (64-bit).
**The Windows Embedded Enterprise family of products includes full versions of the following operating systems, licensed for embedded use:
  • Windows 7 Professional for Embedded Systems
  • Windows 7 Ultimate for Embedded Systems
  • Windows Vista Business for Embedded Systems
  • Windows Vista Ultimate for Embedded Systems
  • Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems
Additionally, Host IPS 8.0 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. For more information, see the Microsoft statement on Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-us/develop/windows-xp-professional-for-embedded-systems-end-of-life.aspx.

 
Microsoft Windows - Supported Server Operating Systems with Host IPS 8.0
 
Operating System
Microsoft
Service Packs
Host IPS 8.0
Windows Server 2012 R2 **   Y
Windows Server 2012 - Y
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
1
Y
Windows Server 2008 (32-bit)
1, 2
Y
Windows Server 2008 (64-bit)
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

Support for Windows Server 2012 added in Host IPS 8.0 Patch 3. For details, see: KB75919.
**Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 added in Host IPS 8.0 Patch 4. For details, see KB78494.

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.


Supported operating systems, minimum kernel versions, and supported distributions


Sun Solaris - Supported Operating Systems

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


Sun Solaris - Supported Web Servers

Apache 1.3.6 and later web server
Apache 2.0.42 and later web server
Apache 2.2.3 and later web server
Sun Java Web Server 6.1
Sun Java Web Server 7.0
 

Linux - Supported Operating Systems
The following are the minimum supported kernel versions:

 
32-bit 64-bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise

11 - kernel 2.6.27.19-5-default
11 - kernel 2.6.27.19-5-pae
11 SP1 - kernel 3.0.13-0.27           (P4*)

10 - kernel 2.6.16.21-0.8-bigsmp
10 - kernel 2.6.16.21-0.8-default
10 - kernel 2.6.16.21-0.8-smp   
10 SP3 - kernel 2.6.16.60-0.54.5  (P4*)
10 SP4 - kernel 2.6.16.60-0.85.1  (P4*)
SUSE Linux Enterprise

11
- kernel 2.6.27.19-5-default

11 SP1 - kernel 3.0.13-0.27           (P4*)
 
10 - kernel 2.6.16.21-0.8-default
10 - kernel 2.6.16.21-0.8-smp

10 SP3 - kernel 2.6.16.60-0.54.5  (P4*)
10 SP4 - kernel 2.6.16.60-0.85.1  (P4*)
Red Hat Linux Enterprise

6.0 -  kernel 2.6.32-71.el **

6.3 - kernel 2.6.32-279.el    (P4*)
6.4 - kernel 2.6.32-358.el    (P4*)

5.0 - kernel 2.6.18-8.el5      
5.0 - kernel 2.6.18-8.el5PAE

5.8 - kernel 2.6.18-308        (P4*)
5.9 - kernel 2.6.18-348        (P4*)

4.0 - kernel 2.6.9-5.EL
4.0 - kernel 2.6.9-5.Elhugemem
4.0 - kernel 2.6.9-5.ELsmp

Red Hat Linux Enterprise

6.0
- kernel2.6.32-71.el6 **

6.3 - kernel 2.6.32-279.el    (P4*)
6.4 - kernel 2.6.32-358.el    (P4*)

5.0 - kernel 2.6.18-8.el5

5.8 - kernel 2.6.18-308        (P4*)
5.9 - kernel 2.6.18-348        (P4*)

4.0 - kernel 2.6.9-5.EL
4.0 - kernel 2.6.9-5.ELsmp

* See the Host Intrustion Prevention 8.0 Patch 4 Known Issues (KB78494).
**See the Host Intrusion Prevention 8.0.0.1766 Linux Release Notes Addendum (KB69457).

For a list of SUSE kernel versions, see: http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=3594951.
For a list of Red Hat kernel versions, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redhat_enterprise_linux#Version_history.
 

Supported Web Servers

Apache 1.3.6 and later web server
Apache 2.0.42 and later web server
Apache 2.2.3 and later web server

 
ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) - Management Requirements

ePO 4.0 Patch 6 or later  (up to Host IPS P2 only)
ePO 4.5 or later 
ePO 4.6 or later 
ePO 5.0 or later   (Host IPS 8.0 P4*)
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.0 Patch 3 or later
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.5 Patch 1 or later
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.6 Patch 1 or later
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.8 and later (Host IPS 8.0 P4*)

* See the Host Intrustion Prevention 8.0 Patch 4 Known Issues (KB78494).


Supported Virtual Private Network (VPN) clients
See KB70119.

Supported Virtualized Server Platforms
See KB70118.

 

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