3. Installing the PxM Client

This chapter provides instructions for installing the PxM Client for Windows.

This chapter covers the folloing topics:

3.1. Installing the PxM Client

To install and configure the PxM 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:


  2. The PxM Client Download page opens.

    PxM Client Download


    If web login is enabled, you can access the PxM Web Management Interface directly from the PxM Client Download page. For more information, see System settings tab in the PxM Administrators Guide.

  3. Click PxM Desktop Client for Windows.


    The MD5 Hash 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 Mac here.

  4. Save the Installer.exe file to a preferred location.

  5. Run Installer.exe.


    For PxM Platform 4.6.3 and above, Microsoft .NET 4.5.2 is required to run the PxM Client.

  6. In the Desktop Client Setup window, Choose Install Location, either:

    • The default location will install in your home directory and does not require admin rights.

    • If you want to install in Program Files or Program Files (x86), the PxM Client install will have to be run as an administrator.

      Choose install location screenshot

    Once installed, the following files can be found in the location selected:

    • Osirium.exe
    • Uninstall.exe
    • Debug.log
    • Resources folder: contains the tools that will be used by the client to launch a specific program, when the user tries to single sign onto a device tool.
  7. Click Next.

  8. In the Desktop Client Setup window, Choose Start Menu Folder, accept the default location provided or select a new location to put the PxM Client in your Start Menu Folder.

    Choose start menu folder screenshot

  9. Click Install.

  10. In the Desktop Client Setup window, amend the checkboxes as required:

    Client setup complete screenshot


    If your computer uses a web proxy then certain Windows settings need to be applied to allow the PxM Client to make Web single sign-on connections. Click the link in the Note section within the Desktop Client Setup window or see Web Proxy Settings FAQ which can be downloaded from our Support portal.

  11. Click Finish to close the PxM Client wizard. You are now ready to logon, see Logging on.