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How To Install Suremdm Agent On MacOS?

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Last Updated: April 2021

SureMDM, 42Gears UEM solution now offers a holistic approach towards endpoint management. It provides macOS management features such as Profile Restriction, Blacklist/Whitelist Applications, and Wi-Fi Configuration. With the introduction of macOS High Sierra, managing the entire macOS lifecycle from 42Gears UEM Console has become easier than ever.

In order to manage macOS devices using SureMDM, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Generate and register APNs certificate in SureMDM
  2. Enroll Mac devices to SureMDM

Steps to enroll macOS devices to SureMDM

1. Click here to download SureMDM Nix Agent on the device.

2. Once SureMDM Nix Agent .pkg file is downloaded, Nix Agent Installer will be launched.

3. In the installer window, go through each step one by one, starting from Introduction to Summary to install SureMDM Nix Agent on the device.

4. Tap Nix Agent icon to launch Enroll Device prompt and enter SureMDM Account ID.

5. Tap Register to enroll the device to SureMDM Web Console.

6. On the SureMDM Nix Screen, the following options will be visible:

 Status – Once the device is enrolled to SureMDM, the status will show as Online.

 Settings –  Under Settings option, there are two features:

  • Server Path –  Enter the Server Path (default server path will be https://suremdm.42gears.com). The path can be changed as per requirement.
  • Version –  Displays the SureMDM Nix Agent version.

The Mac device will now be enrolled to SureMDM.

Note:
To uninstall SureMDM Nix from Mac device, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to SureMDM Web Console and select the desired Mac device and click Delete from the Device Toolbar. 
  2. Launch SureMDM Nix on the deleted Mac device.
  3. Tap SureMDM Nix located at top left corner (next to Apple icon) of the device. 
  4. Tap Uninstall.
SureMDM Nix application will be removed from the Mac device.


Interested to try macOS management using SureMDM? Try for free today!

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