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KB-5192: How do I enable Centrify licensed features on a Mac?

Mac & PC Management Service ,  

23 March,15 at 04:59 PM

Applies to: Centrify DirectControl for Mac OS X


How to switch from Express mode to Licensed mode so the licensed features are enabled?


There are two methods for enabling Licensed mode on the Centrify agent:

Option 1: Change via the GUI through Centrify Join Assistant
  1. Open System Preferences and select the Centrify preferences.
  2. Click the "Centrify Join Assistant" button and click through to the second screen.
  3. Click the "Change to Licensed Mode" button.
Change to licensed mode via Centrify Join Assistant.

Option 2: Change using a command via the Terminal app (command can also be run remotely via SSH)
  1. Login to the Mac as a Local Admin.
  2. Open the Terminal app.
  3. Run the following command: sudo adlicense -l
Chaning to licensed mode via the Terminal app.

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