Installing Identity Finder on Mac

  1. You can obtain the installation MSI from your UVLink. After logging into UVLink navigate to the “Help” tab. Identity Finder will be in the “Software Downloads” area. Open the “Employee” folder by clicking it, and then open the “Identity Finder” folder. Inside you will find the “” to download.
Image of Software Downloads Area Which Shows the Location of
  1. Once the download is complete run the zipped installer package from your downloads location by clicking it.
Image of Downloads Icon on the Mac OSX Dock
Image of IdentityFinder.pkg in the Downloads area
  1. If you get this error message when you try to open the zipped package, perform the following steps.  Otherwise you may proceed to Step 3.
Image showing Identity Finder can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer error.
  1. Open your System Preferences by clicking the Apple Icon in the top left corner of your screen and selecting “System Preferences…” from the drop down menu. 
Image showing how to get to system preferences
  1. Select “Security & Privacy”. 
Image showing where to get to Security settings
  1. On the General tab you may need to unlock the settings so you can make changes.  Click the lock to unlock your settings if it is locked. 
Image showing where changes should be made
  1. You will now need to enter your login credentials to unlock the settings. 
Image showing the unlock system preferences dialog
  1. Now you can select “Anywhere” under the “Allow applications downloaded from:” option.  Confirm your selection by pressing the “Allow From Anywhere” button in the popup window. 
Image showing the confirm changes dialog
  1. You may now re-lock your settings if you wish to by clicking the lock icon in the bottom left corner of your screen.  Now close the Window using the red circle in the upper left corner of the Window and attempt to open the zipped package again.

Image showing how to close window and lock changes
  1. “Continue” past the introduction.
Image of Introduction Step of the Identity Finder Installer
  1. Select which hard drive you would like to install Identity Finder on, and “Continue”.
Image of Identity Finder Installation Wizard That Shows Where You Can Select a Hard Drive to Install to and Continue
  1. Here you can choose a location to install Identity Finder to or just use the default location and click “Install”.

Image of Identity Finder Installation Wizard Asking You to Confirm the Installation

  1. You may need to enter your login information to authorize the installation.
Image of Mac OSX Asking For Admin Credentials Before it Installs Identity Finder
  1. Once the installation is complete close the installer.
Image of Identity Finder Installation Wizard Confirming That the Installation Was Successful
  1. You can then confirm that it has installed successfully by using “Finder” to locate it in the “Applications” section.

Image of Mac OSX Finder Application Showing That Identity Finder is Now Installed in the Applications Folder

  1. It is recommended that you proceed by running through the documentation on getting started with Identity Finder.
Getting Started with Identity Finder on Mac

Using Identity Finder to Scan for PSI on a Mac Machine

Evaluate Identity Finder's Scan Results in the Identity Finder Client on Mac

Identity Finder's Mac Documentation

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