Supported macOS versions
- macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later is supported
To install Omnilert Desktop Alert v2 on a macOS computer, simply download and run the "Omnilert.dmg" installer application. Follow the prompts provided to install the client app on your Mac.
Omnilert Desktop Alert will then insert a new app in the Applications directory for that MacOS computer.
After installing the Omnilert Desktop Alert v2, the app will run on the startup of that computer. On the first run, the user will be prompted to enter their Omnilert Personal Access Code (PAC).
Launching Omnilert Desktop Alert v2 from the Command Line
If running Omnilert Desktop Alert v2 from the command line, launch the app with the following command:
The application will launch and, if needed, will prompt the subscriber to enter their Personal Access Code (PAC).
Inserting the PAC when Omnilert Desktop Alert v2 launches
Use the following command to pre-load a Personal Access Code when the application launches on MacOS:
open /Applications/Omnilert.app --args --PAC=thePACString
--PAC=thePACString passes the code to the application.
Just replace "thePACString" with the Personal Access Code (PAC) of the subscriber assigned to that macOS desktop.
To clear out your PAC and unlink the current desktop from Omnilert, click on Omnilert's logo in the system tray and then select "Logout" on the menu. This will clear out the Personal Access Code from the current computer.
Advanced installation instructions
For additional installation options download the following PDF: Omnilert Desktop Alert - Advanced Installation Options