Before you begin You must have appropriate permissions to perform this task. Select User Based Policies from the Category drop down list. The client system is locked when it is inactive for the set time. When you enable this feature, it modifies the EEPC activation sequence and creates a pre activation stage, where a series of hardware compatibility checks are performed prior to actual activation and subsequent encryption to successfully activate EEPC on platforms where BIOS issues might exist.
The McAfee epo console allows the administrator to enforce policies across groups of computers, or a single computer. Selected Partitions Allows you to select the required partitions of the client system and select them to be encrypted.
Partition level encryption is not applicable to client systems using OPAL encryption. Users that are not allowed to use the Policy Assignment Rules inherit the default User Based Policies assigned to the system. Make sure to note that this policy is not applicable to EFI systems. Allows you to select the screen resolution for a system or a system group.
Naming of the partition is also possible with the boot manager. User Based Policies in Endpoint Encryption 7.
Phased deployment first time installation There can be a number of scenarios where the PBA creates challenges during the Endpoint Encryption deployment. Calculations and figures in this guide are based on field evidence and not theoretical system testing; they are our best advice at the time of writing.
When the user is blocked from logging on to PBA, the user should request the administrator to perform the Administrator Recovery to unlock the client system. Firmware is the combination of persistent memory and program code and data stored in it.
It is better to have this disabled if you do not have a specific requirement. This allows you to set a default password that is different from the default product setting. ZIP to McAfee epo.
To ensure that Opal technology is chosen in preference to software encryption, we recommend that you always set Opal as the default encryption provider, by moving it to the top of the list on the Encryption Providers page. However, you can use the Policy Assignment Rule option, if required, for assigning different policies to different users.
This assumes that the user has already successfully installed McAfee epo and has McAfee Agent installed on all appropriate client systems that successfully communicates with McAfee epo.
Questions to be answered Can be set to 3. Incorrect Passwords Timeout password entry after invalid attempts 3 20 Set required number of password invalid attempts.
The Endpoint Encryption protected system queries McAfee epo for any configuration updates and downloads them. Require change after days 1 Leave this option unchecked disabled.
Encryption and decryption are completely transparent to the end user and performed without hindering system performance. None Does not create any log for the client system managed by McAfee epo. However, the following notification is displayed before the software update is performed: If you enable this feature, the client system does not have the PBA.
Match certificate user name field up sign Match the certificate user name up to sign of the user name. This allows the client system to boot and communicate with the McAfee epo server.McAfee Drive Encryption (DE) McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC (EEPC) Patch 1 and later For details of DE x supported environments, see KB Engagement Team To help track customer impact, do the following in Insight: In the Documented Solution field, add the Knowledge Base article number, without the KB prefix.
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The detailed procedures to perform the following tasks are given in the Endpoint Encryption for PC Patch 1 Migration Guide.
Migrating user assignments from the 5.x.x database to the McAfee epo server Exporting from 5.x.x database Importing the export file (the user information) into the McAfee epo server that has EEPC Patch 1 Exporting. Tablet support for Endpoint Encryption for PC Patch 1 and later o KB Endpoint Encryption for PC Patch 1 and later UEFI testing tool to verify if your tablet will respond to the touch interface.
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