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CyberArk - Access from OS X without a VM


To access the CyberArk PSM from OS X without using a Virtual Machine with Windows, you will need the latest version of Microsoft’s Remote Desktop, version 8.0.33, which requires OS X 10.9 or later. You can download it from the App Store at

To connect:

  1. Launch Firefox (or Safari) and go to and log in with Duo again.
  2. When you select to connect to AD, OIM, or OAAM, you will be prompted for a .rdp download file, open the file using the new version of Microsoft Remote Desktop.
    • You will also be prompted to accept a certificate for connection to the server. Click Continue to do this.
  3. Wait a few moments while the Remote Desktop window opens, and then another window will open and log you in to the connection you have selected.
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Friday, August 19, 2016

If you have questions or need further information, contact your department's IT support office, or contact the IT Service Desk via email at [email protected], via phone at 603-646-2999 or walk in to see them in Baker/Berry 178J.

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