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Integrate McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) with SolarWinds LEM

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Created by Jason Dee, last modified by Machaelle LaRue on Feb 27, 2017

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This article outlines the procedures for configuring McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) 4.5 and later to send logs to your LEM appliance using SNMP, and configuring your LEM appliance to accept the logs and process them for storage and monitoring.


  • All LEM versions
  • McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) 4.5 and later
    • V2 SNMP no community string needed


​To configure ePO to recognize your LEM appliance as an SNMP server and configure an automatic rule to send traps, please refer to the ePO Product Guide ( © 2016 McAfee, Inc., available at, obtained on June 21, 2016.)


To configure your LEM Manager to accept SNMP traps:

  1. Connect to your appliance using a virtual console or SSH client.
  2. Access the CMC prompt:
    • Virtual Console: Arrow down to Advanced Configuration, and then press Enter.
    • SSH Client: Log in using your CMC credentials.
  3. At the cmc> prompt, enter service.
  4. At the cmc::scm# prompt, enter enablesnmp.
  5. Press Enter to confirm your entry.
  6. After you see the message, Done starting the SNMP service, enter exit to return to the cmc> prompt.
  7. Enter exit to log out of your LEM virtual appliance.


To configure the ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) connector on your LEM Manager:

  1. Open your LEM console and log in as an administrator.
  2. Click the Manage menu, and then select Appliances.
  3. Click the gear icon next to your LEM appliance (left), and then select Connectors.
  4. In the Connector Configuration window, enter ePolicy Orchestrator in the search box at the top of the Refine Results pane.
  5. Click the gear icon next to the ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) 4.5+ connector, and then select New.
  6. Enter a custom Alias or accept the default.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click the gear icon next to the new connector, denoted by an icon in the Status column, and then click Start.
  9. Click Close to close the Connector Configuration window.

After the connector starts, test your integration using a trusted antivirus test site, such as


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