macOS Sierra Support Resources

Centrify for Mac Agent

What is it?

Centrify is pleased to continue its tradition of offering customers day one support for the latest Mac operating system. An updated version of Centrify Identity Service for Mac is now available for installation with macOS Sierra.

Who needs this?

  • Admins who are looking to get their user machines ready for Sierra and will likely be pushing the agent software out remotely.

For a complete list of OS changes administrators should prepare for prior to installation of Sierra including changes to home folder sync and VPN PPTP profile support, please refer to Apple Support.

System Requirements:

Note: Administrators that have installed the early access beta should unbind the Mac computer from the domain and uninstall the beta prior to install of Centrify agent 5.3.3.

Centrify for Mac 5.3.3 is compatible with macOS versions 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 and 10.12. Administrators can also choose to download updated group policy extensions specific to Sierra and the Centrify Deployment Manager utility to allow for remote deployment and upgrade of the Centrify 5.3.3 agent to Mac computers running the above stated versions.

Download Links:

Group Policy Object Extensions

Who needs this?

  • Admins who are looking to update their group policies templates for compatibility with macOS 10.12.
  • Installation should be done on Active Directory where group policies are managed.

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Deployment Manager

REQUIREMENT: Install latest Deployment Manager available before updating the OS.

Who needs this?

  • Admins who are looking to remotely deploy the Mac agents to their users.
  • Installation can be done on any Windows machine that is joined to Active Directory.

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manifest.xml for macOS Sierra
IMPORTANT: To ensure successful installation, follow instructions outlined in KB-7458: How to deploy the Centrify for macOS 10.12 agent using DirectManage Deployment Manager.

Not ready to upgrade to Sierra?

KB-5765: How to block OS X updates via Group Policy provides information on how to leverage Centrify Group Policies to block users from performing the macOS 10.12 update.

For further assistance, please search our Knowledge Base or contact Centrify Support.