McAfee for Marshal

Version: 6.1.2, Last Revision: October 30, 2017

McAfee for Marshal is a configuration and update tool that allows the McAfee anti-virus engine to be used with Trustwave content scanning products (SEG, ECM, and WebMarshal).

These notes are additional to the Help or other documentation.

The information in this document is current as of the date of publication. To check for any later information, please see Trustwave Knowledge Base article Q20802.

Table of Contents

Important Notes About This Release
What's New
Upgrading McAfee for Marshal
Uninstalling McAfee for Marshal
Change History

Important Notes About This Release

  1. This release supports ONLY the following Trustwave content scanning product releases:
  2. This release is supported on Windows 2008 (SP2) and above.
  3. When migrating from 32 bit to 64 bit installations (currently Trustwave SEG 7.x to 8.x), install the 64 bit version of McAfee for Marshal BEFORE migrating the main product.
  4. All supported products installed on a server must be running a supported release BEFORE you upgrade McAfee for Marshal. The installer checks for supported versions.

What's New

For more information about additional minor features and bug fixes, see the change history.

Version 6.1

Version 6.0


To upgrade from earlier versions of McAfee for Marshal, ensure that no SEG or ECM Configurator or WebMarshal Console instances are running, and then run the product installer. Version 6.1 supports upgrade from 6.0 and above only. If a version earlier than 6.0 is installed, you must uninstall it and then install version 6.1.


To uninstall McAfee for Marshal:

  1. Remove the McAfee for Marshal scanner from all scanning rules.
  2. Delete the McAfee for Marshal scanner from the list of scanners in each installed product.
  3. Restart the Engine services for each product. If the server has not been restarted since McAfee for Marshal was installed, restart the SEG, ECM, or WebMarshal Controller.
  4. Close the SEG or ECM Configurator and WebMarshal Console.
  5. Use the Add/Remove Programs control panel to uninstall McAfee for Marshal.

Change History

The following additional items have been changed or updated in the specific build versions of McAfee for Marshal listed.

To check for any later information, please see Trustwave Knowledge Base article Q20802.

6.1.2   October 30, 2017

MFM-48 In earlier 6.1 releases the updater always used a proxy server if a server name was entered (ignoring the "use a proxy" checkbox). Fixed.
MFM-49 Discovery of SEG and ECM license keys is improved. August 14, 2017

MFM-41 McAfee for Marshal now uses an updated web access component for access to updates, to avoid issues with certificate validation when using a proxy. June 6, 2017

MFM-2 Installation and registry locations are updated to the default Trustwave locations.
MFM-6 The product is rebranded for Trustwave.
MFM-12 The available frequencies for DAT checks have changed. You can choose to check as often as every 10 minutes. The default check is hourly.
MFM-21 When extraction of downloaded DAT files failed, the download was not retried. Fixed.
MFM-22 Service executable paths were not quoted. Fixed.
MFM-37 Old copies of the scan engine were not correctly unloaded after an engine update. Fixed. December 14, 2009

VS-381 Upgrading to version 6.0.3 did not stop the MailMarshal engine when required to replace the MSMcAfee.dll file. Fixed.
VS-385 Update to the install logic was required due to change in the MailMarshal Exchange registry location. October 21, 2009

VS-367 The MailMarshal engine could stop unexpectedly if configuration was being reloaded under heavy email load. Fixed.
VS-375 Visual C++ redistributable versions included in the installer have been updated. April 22, 2009

VS-355 If directories were locked during update, the update was not completed and all unsuccessful update files were never deleted. Fixed. December 12, 2008

VS-323 MailMarshal Exchange 5.2 is the minimum version supported. 5.1.1 is no longer supported.
VS-262 Files marked as "offline" were not scanned by the McAfee engine and an error could result. Fixed.
VS-280 The Registry and directory structure have changed from previous versions.
VS-284 A file deletion utility could delete too many items in some rare circumstances. Fixed.

For earlier changes, see the release notes for previous releases of this product.

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