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Below is a list of all current and previous macOS Carbon Black Cloud sensors. Please see the Carbon Black Cloud Sensor Support Policy and the Carbon Black Product Release Life Cycle Status pages for more information on sensors currently in Standard or Extended support.
To view all Carbon Black Cloud sensor versions, see Carbon Black Cloud sensor support.
All macOS sensors are 64 bit.
Supported Operating Systems
Supported Processor Architecture
Audit & Remediation
macOS 10.15 - 12
Intel (x86), Apple Silicon
macOS 10.14 - 11.6.1
macOS 10.12 - 11.6.1
macOS 10.12 - 11.2.3
macOS 10.12 - 11.0.1, 11.1
macOS 10.11 - 10.15.7
macOS 10.10 - 10.15.7
macOS 10.10 - 10.15.0,10.15.2 - 10.15.7
macOS 10.10 - 10.14.6
macOS 10.6 - 10.12.6
*Sensor version 184.108.40.206 replaces 220.127.116.11 but is functionally identical. It resolves some performance issues reported with the sensor on macOS Big Sur.
**Sensor version 18.104.22.168 replaces 22.214.171.124 but is functionally identical. It resolves an OS version compatibility issue impacting macOS 11.2 and later.
Any ETA on when 10.14.4 will be supported by CB Defense?
@kcsantos 10.14.4 and 10.14.5 are supported by 3.2.1 – 3.3.1 - the document will be updated shortly
I still have issue with 10.14.5 with the sensor version 126.96.36.199. It goes to Sensor Bypass mode as soon as it's installed.
Hi @Prabhu ,
Does this KB article help at all? If not, I would recommend opening a Support Case...https://community.carbonblack.com/t5/Knowledge-Base/Cb-Defense-Mac-Sensor-installs-with-status-quot-...
I really appreciate your reply. I'll test it and update you.
I got it working on the MAC. Thanks for the article.
Shouldn't the CB LiveOps supported version be shown as '3.3.1-3.3.2', instead of '3.3.2' only?
1. Does the newly released 188.8.131.52 sensor support following macOS versions?
- OS 10.14 (Mojave)- OS 10.13 (High Sierra)- OS 10.12 (Sierra)- OS 10.11 (El Capitan)- OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
2. The newly released 184.108.40.206 sensor supports CB ThreatHunter, so the related column should be updated.
3. Shouldn't the CB LiveOps supported version be shown as '3.3.1-3.3.3', instead of '3.3.2' only?
Have we stopped updating these documents? I thought 220.127.116.11 supported ThreatHunter. Can we get it updated?
The release notes for v3.3.3 has been updated to add clarity.
I would have loved to have seen this before my whole company "upgraded" to macOS 10.15.1 (Catalina)... Good times.
When will 10.15.1 be supported? This is a massive problem for many people.
I just need confirmation that the changes/disabling of the PKIs in Mac Kernel referred to MacOS Kernel won't affect our deployed clients.We had several issues with this before, with users being lockout from their computers for days.
About Enterprise EDR support, why do you only support 3.4.2? At first you support 3.4.1, so I think support OS become 3.4.1+, right?
No updates for 18.104.22.168 release?
Is this a living document? As in will it be updated once there is support of 11.x MacOS releases or is there a better place to track that?
This document is fairly up to date, with delays of just few days.
If you want anything new, follow the release note for macOS sensors;
Carbon Black Cloud macOS Sensor Release Notes
when can we expect 10.16 - 11.X support ? we have large scale of mac's which are going to be upgraded to 11.X soon. Please advise.
Is there a expected release date for a version compatible with Big Sur?
@BalguriV , @JoeG You can read our post regarding macOS Big Sur here: https://community.carbonblack.com/t5/Carbon-Black-Cloud-Knowledge/Carbon-Black-Cloud-Update-on-Suppo...
Expect an update on the availability of the GA sensor around December 1st, 2020.
Somebody know the sensor when will support Mac OS 11?
From that article:
Update 12/07/20: We plan to begin roll-out of the GA sensor next week.
are 22.214.171.124** and 126.96.36.199* compatible with macOS 11.3 (was released few days ago) ?
@hamsik007 it's not - I now have sensors in "Sensor Bypass (Admin Action)"
The installation error is:
Detected macOS version: 11.3.1...WARNING: This OS is newer than the sensor being installed, proceeding with install. Please refer to https://community.carbonblack.com/t5/Documentation-Downloads/Carbon-Black-Cloud-sensor-macOS-support/ta-p/66268 for more information.
(the link is this page)
I have to say Carbon Black you guys have really been dropping the ball with Big Sur, for months now.
It's been causing our team a lot of headaches and taking a lot of my time. I'm pretty dissatisfied.
I'm running Carbon Black Version 188.8.131.52 on my Mac, Version 11.3.1
Thanks @JoeG now so am I
I take my comment back - for the Big Sur sensors in bypass an uninstall / reinstall / remove bypass worked
Not that we weren't waiting for an age for Big Sur support and getting all sensors updated hasn't been a pain in the ass.
@nickdoyle @JoeG thank you for the feedback, I have few users who updated their Macs to 11.3.0 and 11.3.1 running sensor version 3.5.23 and they are working fine, fingers crossed, hopefully it won't cause Kernel panic !
Any update on support for Monterey version ?
Coincidentally, I just saw the below come across my desk...We are in final testing of a release candidate sensor with Apple's "golden master" release of macOS Monterey which will be released to the public on 25 October 2021. We are confident we will be well within our 45-day SLA. It will contain support for Intel-based and Apple Silicon-based (M1) Macs on both macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey in System Extension mode. Intel-based Macs still on macOS Catalina will be supported in Kernel Extension mode.