3. Installing the PxM Client

To install and configure the PxM Client:

  1. Open a web browser window and type the HTTPS PxM Virtual Appliance IP address.

    https://PxM_Virtual_Appliance_IP_address

  2. The PxM Client Download page opens.

    PxM Client Download

    Note

    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 in the PxM Administrators Guide.

  3. Click PxM 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.

    Note

    For installation instruction for the PxM Client for macOS click here.

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

  5. Run Installer.exe.

    Note

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

  6. Within the Desktop Client Setup window, Choose Install Location select a destination folder for your install:

    Choose install location screenshot

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

      C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Osirium\Desktop Client

      The following can be found within this folder:

      • application files including the Osirium.exe, Uninstall.exe and debug.log
      • Resources folder contains the tools that will be used by the client to launch
        specific programs when the user single signs onto a device tool.

      C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Osirium\Logs\Desktop Client contains the Trace.log files


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

      C:\Program Files\Desktop Client

      The following can be found within this folder:

      • application files including the Osirium.exe, Uninstall.exe and debug.log
      • Resources folder contains the tools that will be used by the client to launch specific programs when the user single signs onto a device tool.

      C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Osirium\Logs\Desktop Client\ contains the Trace.log files

  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

    Warning

    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.