4. Installing the PxM Client

This chapter provides the instructions to install the PxM Client for Mac, covering:

4.1. Installing the client for Mac

To install and configure the client:

  1. Open a web browser and type the https virtual appliance ip address copied earlier from the Console window of the virtual appliance virtual machine.

    https://<Osirium IP Address>

  2. The PxM Desktop Client Download page opens.

    PxM Client Download

  3. Click PxM Desktop Client for macOS.


    The dsa is used to verify the integrity of the client file.

    The Host Key Fingerprint is used as protection against man-in-the-middle attacks.


    For the PxM Client for Windows here.

  4. Double-click the PxM Client installer file.

  5. Within the application window, drag the PxM Client icon to the right Applications folder, a progress bar will pop up to indicate the client is being installed. When the progress bar disappears, the client has finished installing. The application will now be in the application folder.

    Mac Install Window

  6. Launch the PxM Client from the application folder. You will be presented with a permissions prompt, which is shown the first time the client is launched. The client requires specific permissions to allow the device connections sessions to be recorded through PxM.

    Mac Session Recording permission

  7. Click the Open Systems Preferences button.


    If you click Deny then you won’t be able to connect to devices that require the session to be recorded by PxM.

  8. Within the Security and Privacy window, check the Osirium Session Recording Agent.

    Mac Security & Privacy enabled

  9. Exit the Security & Privacy window. You are now ready to logon, see Logging on.