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Supported Platforms, Environments, and Operating Systems for Host Intrusion Prevention 8.0
Technical Articles ID:  KB70778
Last Modified:  5/11/2015
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Environment

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (Host IPS) 8.0

Summary

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Microsoft Windows - Supported client operating systems with Host IPS 8.0
 
 
Operating System
Microsoft
Service Packs
Host IPS 8.0
Windows 8.1 August 2014 Update 2 rollup  - Y
Windows 8.1, Update 1 2
 - Y
Windows 8.1 2
 - Y
Windows 8.0 1
 - 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) 4
1
Y (P2+)
Windows Embedded Standard 7 (64-bit)4
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) 3
2, 3
Y
Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems (32-bit) 3, 4 2, 3 Y (P2+)
Windows XP Embedded (32-bit) 4 2, 3 Y (P2+)


1 Added in Host IPS 8.0 Patch 3. For details, see KB75919.
2 Added in Host IPS 8.0 Patch 4. For details, see KB78494. Windows 8.1+ requires a McAfee Agent version of 4.8.1 to be supported.
3 Host IPS 8.0 is not supported on Windows XP (64-bit).
4 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 Systems 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, August 2014 Update 2 rollup 2 - Y
Windows Server 2012 R2, Update 1 2 - Y
Windows Server 2012 R2 2 - Y
Windows Server 2012 1 - 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

1 Added in Host IPS 8.0 Patch 3. For details, see KB75919.
2 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.
 
 
Windows - Supported web servers
 
Host IPS 8.0 Patch 2 supports IIS 6, 7, and 7.5 only
Host IPS 8.0 Patch 3 supports IIS 8 only
Host IPS 8.0 Patch 4 supports IIS 6, 7, 7.5, 8, and 8.5
 
 
Windows - SQL servers
 
SQL 2005 RTM (2005.90.1399) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 Hotfix 932557 (2005.90.1406) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 SP1 (2005.90.2047) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 SP2 (2005.90.3042) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 SP3 (2005.90.4035) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 SP4 (2005.90.5000) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 SP4 CU1 (2005.90.5254) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 SP4 CU2 (2005.90.5259) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2005 SP4 CU3 (2005.90.5266) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2008 RTM (2007.100.1600) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2008 SP1 (2007.100.2531) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2008 SP2 (2007.100.4000) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2008 R2 RTM (2009.100.1600) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2008 R2 MS11-049 (2009.100.1617) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2008 R2 SP1 (2009.100.2500) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2012 RTM (2011.110.1600) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2012 CU1 (2011.110.2316) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2012 SP1 (2011.110.3000) 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL 2012 CU1 SP1 (2011.110.3321) 32-bit and 64-bit
 
 
NOTE: For additional information on supported SQL Server versions, see KB65845.


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  

 
SUSE Linux
Enterprise version
(32-bit and 64-bit)
Minimum Host IPS 8.0 
Patch version
Minimum Host IPS 8.0 
Build version
11 SP1  
Patch 4
8.0.0.2919
11

RTW 

8.0.0.1741
10 SP3 up to SP4 Patch 4 8.0.0.2919
10 up to SP2 RTW 8.0.0.1741
Red Hat
Enterprise version
(32-bit and 64-bit)
Minimum Host IPS 8.0 
Patch version
Minimum Host IPS 8.0 
Build version
6.5  
Hotfix 966320
8.0.0.3072
6.3 to 6.4

Patch 4

8.0.0.2919
6.0 to 6.2 Linux Update 1 8.0.0.1766
5.8 to 5.11 Patch 4 8.0.0.2919
5.0 to 5.7 RTW 8.0.0.1741
4.0 to 4.9 RTW 8.0.0.1741

NOTE:  Host IPS 8.0 for Linux supports the Linux kernel up to version 3.0.13-0.27.

For a complete list of Host IPS 8.0 Patch and Hotfix build numbers and release notes, see KB70725.
 
Linux - 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 (minimum version) requirements 
 
ePO 4.0 Patch 6 (up to Host IPS P2 only)
ePO 4.5
ePO 4.6
ePO 5.0 (Host IPS 8.0 P4) 1
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.0 Patch 3
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.5 Patch 1
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.6 Patch 1
McAfee Agent for Windows 4.8 (Host IPS 8.0 P4) 1
1 See the Host Intrusion Prevention 8.0 Patch 4 Known Issues (KB78494).

Supported virtual private network (VPN) clients
For information on supported VPNs, see KB70119.

Supported virtualized server platforms
For information on supported virtualization platforms, see KB70118.

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