How to install Actifile Agent on Macintosh device?

Installation #

  1. Download / copy the compressed Actifile Mac agent installer zip file, ActifileMacAgentInstaller.zip to your Macintosh device.
  2. Click on the zip file to decompress / unzip the Actifile Mac Agent installer, ActifileMacAgentInstaller.
  3. Click on the installer file. Agent will prompt the user to input the Actifile Tenant Install Key.

Note : The Actifile Agent install keys is available under Deployment tab / Installation menu item. Make sure to use the correct tenant’s key.

4. Input the install keys and click on the Install button. The agent should display the following dialog box which indicates that the installation completed successfully.

IMPORTANT NOTE: YOU MUST COMPLETE THE POST INSTALLATION STEPS SHOWN BELOW FOR THE AGENT TO RUN PROPERLY.

Post Installation Steps #

  1. From the Macintosh device, click on System Preferences option.

2. The System Preferences window will be displayed. Click on the Security & Privacy option.

3. From the Security & Privacy window, select Full Disk Access option.

4. We need to provide Full DIsk Access to afmond actifile program. To do this we need to click on the lock icon displayed on the left site bottom of the window, input device admin credentials and then click on the check box beside the afmond program

5. The Agent will not start scanning the files from all the folders and sub folders under /User/<username> path .

6. The Agent logs are located under /Library/Application Control/Actifile directory

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