Install ClearPass on macOS


Clearpass OnGuard is a University provided software that ensures your computer can join the UR network by verifying security settings such as the current firewall, OS update, and antivirus status. It is required to be installed and have a Healthy status in order to complete connection to the network.

Details / Instructions

  1. Log in to the  Software Download page with your Netid and password. Click on ClearPass OnGuard for macOS

    choose clearpass onguard

  2. Click on ClearPass OnGuard for Mac OS X.

    choose clearpass onguard

  3. When you are prompted to open the download file, click Save File and open the installer once the download is complete
  4. In the next window that appears, double click to open the installation package.

    click on clearpass installer

  5. Click Continue to allow the software to be installed and follow the steps to complete installing the software

    click continue to install

  6. When the installation is complete, click Close. 

    close on successful install

  7. The ClearPass OnGuard window will then appear showing that it is collecting the health information about your machine (firewall, updates, and antivirus).

    collecting health information

  8. When the health check is complete, if your system is healthy you will see a message like the window below. You should now be able to connect to urwin. If your system should come back that it isn't healthy, it will tell you what you need to do to pass the health check. 

    clearpass is healthy

See Also


urwin - Faculty/Staff/Students

Wired/Ethernet Network


Article ID: 83319
Thu 7/18/19 9:54 AM
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