5 Day(s)


The McAfee University ePolicy Orchestrator Essentials course enables attendees to receive indepth training on the full benefits of the centralized management and deployment of McAfee products. Enabling administrators to fully understand the capabilities of their security solution not only reduces the risks of misconfiguration but also ensures an organization gets the maximum protection from their installation

McAfee Education provides instructor-led training proving classroom and practical hands-on exercises to ensure that administrators understand and successfully deploy/manage McAfee products from a single centralized management solution

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator(r) provides a flexible platform for the centralized management and deployment of products. Its scalability and resilience is shown it its successful management of environments with tens of nodes to environments with more than a million

The cost and risk of system downtime is not easy to quantify but can be very significant depending on a company's dependence on its IT infrastructure to create revenue. Any misconfigured security product can result in reduced protection, increasing the vulnerability to attack and impacting system performance

Skills Gained

McAfee Training Courses allow customers to get more from their products faster

  • Fully understanding a product enables optimal configuration allowing maximum protection to an organization
  • Quicker migration reduces time spent paying for legacy solutions
  • Administrators can become more efficient, so that they spend less time managing the day-to-day tasks required to run their infrastructure

Reduce risk

When deploying any new product there is the risk of disrupting business continuity. Providing training to administrators can significantly reduce the risk of misconfiguration. The impact could be:

  • Reduced system security
  • System downtime impacting productivity and revenue
  • System performance issues, including reduced resilience and scalability
  • Delays and additional costs in implementing


It is recommended that the students have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows administration, system Administration concepts, a basic understanding of computer security concepts, and a general understanding of viruses and antivirus technologies

Course Specifics

Course Outline

At the end of this course, attendees should understand the capabilities of McAfee's centralized management solution and have the ability to install McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator and deploy and manage McAfee VirusScan (r) on remote clients

Day 1

  • Module 1: Security Risk Management with ePolicy Orchestrator
  • Module 2: Installing ePolicy Orchestrator and Remote Agent handler
  • Module 3: The Web console and Dashboards
  • Module 5: Creating the System Tree
  • Module 6: Populating the System Tree
  • Module 4: Permission Sets and User Accounts

Day 2

  • Module 7: Using Tags and Sorting the System Tree
  • Module 8: The Policy Catalog and Managing Policies
  • Module 9: Agent Policies, System Information and Client Tasks
  • Module 10: The McAfee Agent

Day 3

  • Module 11: ePO Repositories
  • Module 12: Managing Product Maintenance with ePO Repositories
  • Module 13: Automatic Responses
  • Module 14: Reporting with Queries
  • Module 15: Rogue System Detection

Day 4

  • Module 16: Server Maintenance and Utilities
  • Module 17: Introduction to VirusScan 8.7i and Installation
  • Module 18: Configuring VirusScan On-Access Policies

All topics are supported by hands-on exercises specifically designed to increase knowledge retention and provide experience needed to install, configure, and manage McAfee products centrally via ePolicy Orchestrator

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
5 2500 £2500 2018-09-12