Before you plan to install McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) v4.5 SP1 on one server with multilple NICs. What's more, the network environment is that it integrated two networks, that is, every machine connects to two network and with two NICs. Under this circumstance, how to depoy McAfee products to client machine in this network environment. There are several points you have to pay more attention to it. Every NIC set with different IP address. So you have to adjust the priority of NICs in Network advanced setting. Especially, make sure the ePO Server bind the primary NIC on Anti-Virus Server.
Right click on My Network Place and display all network connections.
Click on Advanced->Advanced Settings
Ensue the NIC0 become to be primary NIC by adjust the up-arrow
After it has beend done, then when you are going to install ePO server which will bind the primary NIC for ePO itself automaticaly.
However, you may be found that ePO can't work normally, when you ping another computer( such as Domain Controller), you will find it will repond with NIC1's IP address. How to solve this issue?
Going to the ePO installation directory"D:\Program files\McAfee\ePolicy Orchestrator\DB". Open Server.ini , and :
Server=192.168.5.100 'This is primary adapter's IP address
The other situation is that the Anti-Virus server are required to join into the Active Directory Domain. If the domain name is longer than 15 characters, you will have to add FQDN into [Server] section, such as:
Once addressed these matters, you can began to deploy the McAfee agent to client machine, there will be no prolbem encountered any more.