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Support for McAfee MOVE AntiVirus [Agentless] 2.5 with VMware vShield Endpoint 5.0 (2020338)

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This article provides information on the McAfee MOVE AntiVirus 2.5 Agentless deployment option that is designed to integrate with VMware vSphere 5.0 using vShield Endpoint

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McAfee MOVE AntiVirus Agentless provides virus protection for virtual machines and contains a Security Virtual Appliance (SVA) delivered as an Open Virtualization Format (OVF) package.

The Agentless deployment option:
  • Uses the VMware vShield Endpoint API to receive scan requests from virtual machines on the hypervisor
  • Relies on VirusScan Enterprise for Linux for SVA protection and updates
  • Uses ePolicy Orchestrator to manage the MOVE (Management for Optimized Virtualization Environments) configuration on the SVA
  • Leverages the McAfee Agent for policy and event handling
  • Provides reports on viruses that are discovered on the virtual machines using ePolicy Orchestrator  
McAfee MOVE AntiVirus Agentless is supported with:
  • VMware ESXi 5.0

    • Patch ESXi500-201109402-BG: Updates tools-light
    • Patch ESXi500-201109401-BG: Updates esx-base

  • VMware vCenter Server 5.0
  • vShield Manager 5.0
  • vShield Endpoint 5.0
  • vSphere Client 5.0
  • VMware View Manager 5.0
For more information, see:
For instructions to download and install the product, see the McAfee MOVE AntiVirus 2.5.0 Product Guide.
To download the product, see the McAfee Download Center.

Note: The preceding link was correct as of May 08, 2012. If you find the link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the link.

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