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McAfee Endpoint Threat Protection Update?

Hi all. Im rolling out Windows features for 1709 machines to 1903 updates via SCCM and I've been following some very useful blogs by ASquareDozen where I'm using various CI/CB's in order to remediate some common errors. One error Im really struggling with is an incompatibility error where McAfee Endpoint Threat Prevention needs to be updated. If I manually intervene I would open McAfee agent and then click update security and this would update the definitions. The command line is supposed to be: C:\Program Files\McAfee\Agent\cmdagent.exe /c /p This doesnt do anything, other than obtaining policies, but does not do the full update including definitions SHAREit that manually updating the agent would do. Ive tried C:\Program Files\McAfee\Endpoint Security\Threat Prevention amcfg.exe /update to try update the threat prevention, this also does nothing. Has anyone any idea how else I can update this, as its driving me mad and I can't manually go onto all machine. i want to add a working command line into the preinstall.bat file so I can makAppvn e sure that this is up to date before the features update runs. Any help appreciated , thanks!

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Re: McAfee Endpoint Threat Protection Update?

Hello @Former Member ,

The command does work fine , 


Here what we see when you run the amcfg.exe /update

C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee\Endpoint Security\Threat Prevention>amcfg.exe /update

Update in progress. Please check update log for more details.

Request to you to kindly reach out to McAfee technical Support With MER from one the impacted system and we shall have a look at it .


Thank you







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