Privilege Management for Windows 21.4 Release Notes

July 6, 2021


  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 (required to use Activity Viewer, Power Rules, PowerShell audit scripts, and PowerShell API)
  • PowerShell 3.0 (required to use Power Rules, PowerShell audit scripts, and PowerShell API)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 (required on the endpoint that will run the Activity Viewer console)
  • McAfee Agent (required if you are installing the Privilege Management client with switch EPOMODE=1)
The executable version of the client package includes all necessary prerequisites (excluding .NET Framework 4.0) and automatically installs them as necessary. If you use the MSI or zip package, you must manually install any necessary prerequisites.

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Policy Editor:
    • Improved the usability of messages when using multiple authentication and/or authorization gates,to more clearly inform end users which details they are required to fill in. Additionally, all fields for IdP are now configurable using the Message Text tab.
  • Clients:
    • Added message type that allows customers to request access to applications and installers not already matched in policy. It opens a ticket directly with an ITSM provider (ServiceNow) and receives a response directly back from the ITSM, enabling the customer to run the application.

Issues Resolved:

  • Resolved issue in which processes that were called immediately after login were not correctly elevated. Affected version 5.6.143.
  • Resolved issue in which OpenVPN app rule didn't match if the Parent Process Matches criteria was enabled in the rule. Affected version 21.3.


  • Privilege Management Policy Editor 21.4 (recommended), 21.3, 5.2+
  • Privilege Management ePO Extension 21.1 (recommended), 5.2+
  • Privilege Management Console Windows Adapter 21.2 (recommended), 21.1
  • BeyondInsight/Password Safe 21.1 (recommended), 7.2
  • McAfee Agent 5.7 (recommended), 5.6+
  • McAfee ePO Server 5.10 (recommended), 5.9

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 10
    • 21H1
    • 20H2
    • 2004
    • 1909
    • 1809
    • LTSB 2015
    • LTSB 2016
    • LTSC 2019
  • Windows 8 / 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Server
    • 2019
    • 2016
    • 2012R2
    • 2012

For more information about compatibility, please see Privilege Management for Windows and Mac: Supported Versions and Operating System Compatibility.