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End of Life for McAfee Agent 4.8.x
Technical Articles ID:   KB88098
Last Modified:  4/6/2017


McAfee Agent (MA) 4.8.x


This support statement is provided by the Product Management Team. 

Effective Date: March 15, 2017

McAfee announces End of Life (EOL) for all MA 4.8.x versions for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems, effective March 31, 2018. As of this date, McAfee will no longer provide technical support for these versions.

MA 4.8.x will continue to be available for HP-UX, AIX, and Solaris operating systems until further notice.

This EOL notification affects all of the following product versions:
  • MA 4.8.0
  • MA 4.8.0 Patch 1
  • MA 4.8.0 Patch 2
  • MA 4.8.0 Patch 3
  • All subsequent patches and hotfixes for these versions
Product and Versions Details
McAfee Agent 4.8.x for:
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
  • Linux
End of Life date is March 31, 2018
McAfee Agent 4.8.x for:
  • AIX
  • HP-UX
  • Solaris
This announcement does not affect these customers. MA 4.8.x is still supported on these operating systems until further notice.

IMPORTANT: Customers should plan to upgrade to a current version of the MA 5.x product as soon as possible. For additional upgrade assistance, see KB51573 - Supported platforms, environments, and operating systems for McAfee Agent and Common Management Agent.

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