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Managed Software Update will be an important service on all Mac clients. This service will help you install important updates and (optional) software packaged by the IT department. You will be notified when updates are available. Installation of programs by means of Managed Software Update does not require administrator privileges.  
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On our Mac clients Managed Software Center, formerly known as Managed Software Update, is an important solution to smoothly manage applications.  
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Using this service it is possible to install applications that the IT department has packaged, and receive updates to installed software. Installation of applications and updates through Managed Software Center do not require administrative privileges.
  
  
== Using Managed Software Update ==
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== Using Managed Software Center ==
  
1. Press Launchpad in the dock.
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You can find Managed Software Center by searching in Spotlight ( ⌘ + Space) or the Launchpad, or by going to Finder->Applications.<br/>
  
[[File:MSU1.png|400px]]
 
  
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'''How to use Managed Software Center:'''
  
2. Navigate to and choose Managed Software Update. (Hint: Use two fingers to manoeuvre within Launchpad!), or search for Managed Software Update using Spotlight.  
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'''Software:'''
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Here you will find all software packages the IT department has created, and can distribute to you without the need for you to obtain your own licences.
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Click on an application icon to read about the program, and click on the "INSTALL" button to install it.
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[[File:MSC_SoftwarePage.png|800px]]
  
[[File:MSU2.png|400px]]
 
  
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'''Categories:'''
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Here is the same list of programs you find on the “Software” page, but sorted by category.
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[[File:MSC_CategoriesPage.png|800px]]
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'''My Items:'''
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Here is the list of programs you have already installed, or are about to install, using Managed Software Centre.
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You can click on "REMOVE", if you don't need any program in the list.
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Applications being downloaded are tagged with “DOWNLOADING", and you can interrupt the process by clicking "CANCEL INSTALL".
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[[File:MSC_MyItemsPage.png|800px]]
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'''Updates:'''
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This page shows the list of pending updates. It includes updates to already installed software, new software to be
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installed and software to be removed.
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You can click on the "UPDATE ALL" button to perform all updates at once.
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[[File:update.png|800px]]
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If the list is empty, click on the "CHECK AGAIN" button to look for updates.
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[[File:MSC_EmptyUpdatesPage.png|800px]]
  
3. Managed Software Update will open with 4 categories
 
    *Managed Software Center. Shows all the programs available to install on your Mac. <br/>
 
    Managed Software Center has a simular look as AppStore<br/><br/>[[File:software.png|600px]]<br/>
 
    *Categories. All the programs are grouped into categories.<br/><br/>[[File:categories.png|600px]]<br/>
 
    *My Items. Shows the programs already installed from Managed Software Center. Here you are able to uninstall the programs.<br/><br/><br/>[[File:my items.png|600px]]<br/>
 
    *Updates. Updates available for you Mac<br/> 
 
    Programs You have requested to be installed from Managed Software Update will also be shown here. <br/><br/>[[File:updates.png|600px]]<br/><br/>
 
4. Når du klikker installer på et program som du vil installere, kommer det opp "Installasjon forespurt". Klikk på pilen bak og den blir lagt til under oppdateringer.<br/>[[File:installasjon.png|600px]]<br/><br/>
 
5. Før man kan installere programmet, leter maskinen etter flere oppdateringer som eventuelt er til maskinen.<br/>[[File:oppdateringer.png|600px]]<br/><br/>
 
6. Når maskinen har lett etter oppdateriner, trykker man oppdater alle knappen. Programmet/programmene blir installert på maskinen.<br/> [[File:oppdater alle.png|600px]]
 
  
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Latest revision as of 14:34, 9 March 2017


On our Mac clients Managed Software Center, formerly known as Managed Software Update, is an important solution to smoothly manage applications. Using this service it is possible to install applications that the IT department has packaged, and receive updates to installed software. Installation of applications and updates through Managed Software Center do not require administrative privileges.


Using Managed Software Center

You can find Managed Software Center by searching in Spotlight ( ⌘ + Space) or the Launchpad, or by going to Finder->Applications.


How to use Managed Software Center:

Software:
Here you will find all software packages the IT department has created, and can distribute to you without the need for you to obtain your own licences.
Click on an application icon to read about the program, and click on the "INSTALL" button to install it.

MSC SoftwarePage.png


Categories:
Here is the same list of programs you find on the “Software” page, but sorted by category.

MSC CategoriesPage.png


My Items:
Here is the list of programs you have already installed, or are about to install, using Managed Software Centre. 
You can click on "REMOVE", if you don't need any program in the list. 
Applications being downloaded are tagged with “DOWNLOADING", and you can interrupt the process by clicking "CANCEL INSTALL".

MSC MyItemsPage.png


Updates:
This page shows the list of pending updates. It includes updates to already installed software, new software to be 
installed and software to be removed. 
You can click on the "UPDATE ALL" button to perform all updates at once.

Update.png

If the list is empty, click on the "CHECK AGAIN" button to look for updates.

MSC EmptyUpdatesPage.png