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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.1.5 - Mac OS X/macOS Administration Guide

One Identity Privileged Access Suite for Unix Installation The Authentication Services Mac OS X components Configuring the Authentication Services client Special Mac OS X features Authentication Services limitations on Mac OS X Authentication Services Group Policy for Mac OS X Certificate Autoenrollment

Install the Authentication Services metapackage from command line

To install all of the Authentication Services packages found in the Authentication Services metapackage

  1. Open a Terminal.app window and execute the following commands
  2. Change directories to the location where you mounted the Authentication Services.dmg:
    $ cd /Volumes/VAS-Installer
  3. Execute the command line installer with the following arguments:
    $ sudo /usr/sbin/installer -pkg VAS.mpkg -target /

    This installs all of the Authentication Services packages contained in the Authentication Services metapackage.

  4. Run the following command to install individual Authentication Services components.
    $ cd /Volumes/VAS-Installer/VAS.mpkg/Contents
    $ sudo /usr/sbin/installer -pkg Packages/vasclnt.pkg \ -target /

Note: You must install all Authentication Services components into the root file system, so the parameter to the target command line option must be /. Also, you must have local administrator rights to run commands using the sudo utility.

Install a single Authentication Services package from command line

To install a single Authentication Services package from command line

  1. Change directories to the location where you mounted the Authentication Services agent .dmg:
    $ cd /Volumes/VAS-Installer/VAS.mpkg/Contents
  2. Execute the following command to install the Authentication Services core components:
    $ sudo /usr/sbin/installer -pkg Packages/vasclnt.pkg \-target /
  3. Execute the following command to install the Group Policy components:
    $ sudo /usr/sbin/installer -pkg Packages/vasgp.pkg \-target /

Mount and unmount the Authentication Services.dmg from the command line

To mount and unmount the Authentication Services .dmg from the command line

  1. Mount the Authentication Services agent .dmg from the command line and run the following command:

    hdiutil attach /<path_to_dmg>/VAS-<version>.<build number>.dmg

    The .dmg contents mounts on your system, under

    /Volumes/VAS-Installer
  2. To unmount the Authentication Services agent .dmg from the command line, run the following command:

    hdiutil detach /Volumes/VAS-Installer

Authentication Services agent upgrade

To upgrade Authentication Services, simply follow the normal installation steps for both the GUI process and the command line process. The Authentication Services installation scripts detect when an upgrade is being performed and automatically perform the proper steps to upgrade versions.

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