Installing Spirion on Mac

  1. You can obtain the installation file from the My UVU. After logging into My UVU, select the “Technology Services and Support” under the Employees tab in the left most column. The Spirion installation file is located in the “Software Downloads” area. Expand the “IdentityFinder” folder by clicking the title. Expand the "Mac" folder and select the current ZIP file to download.
myUVU Software Downloads Identity Finder Mac Client
  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

  1. If you get an error message when you try to open the zipped package, perform the following steps. Otherwise, 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 icon to unlock your settings if it is locked. 
Image showing where changes should be made
  1. Enter your login credentials to unlock the settings. 
Image showing the unlock system preferences dialog
  1. 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 by clicking the lock icon in the bottom left corner of your screen. 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 the hard drive where you would like to install Spirion and click “Continue”.
Image of Identity Finder Installation Wizard That Shows Where You Can Select a Hard Drive to Install to and Continue
  1. You may choose a location to install Spirion or you may use the default location. Click “Install” to continue.

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

  1. You may be prompted 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 confirm that it was successfully installed by using “Finder” to locate Spirion in the “Applications” section.

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

  1. We recommend you read through the documentation to get started using Spirion.