Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) at UVa
Status & Availability of Software & Support
[Mar. 23, 2018]
ITS support of Mac OS X 10.11 ends Aug. 1, 2018.
[May 11, 2016]
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection is now available for Mac OS X 10.11.
[March 29, 2016]
Safenet Token Software is now available for Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. It is best to uninstall earlier versions prior to upgrading to El Capitan if possible.
This page outlines ITS’s support for, and testing of products and services against, Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan).
Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) Support at UVa
Mac OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) is widely available and can be used with basic UVa Services such as wireless and email. Please see the list below for notes regarding use of specific ITS services with El Capitan.
ITS is recommending that users not install El Capitan on UVa machines until the services you need are listed as “Supported” in the table below. Status updates will be updated as test results are collected.
The support statement applies to software versions currently available from the UVa Software Gateway. Older versions of the same titles may need to be updated.
|Alertus Desktop Alert||Supported|
|Cisco AnyConnect VPN||Support||Intall the latest version from UVA Software.|
|Hive VMWare View Client||Supported|
|Home Directory Program||Supported with exceptions||The character ? cannot be used in the Eservices password with the Home Directory program. An alternative is to use the Finder Go menu to Connect to server.|
|ITS Network Setup Tool||Supported||Some upgraded systems have login keychain corruption that prevents successful certificate installation. Delete and re-create the login keychain will solve the problem.|
|Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection||Supported||Supported with the latest version from UVA Software.|
|SafeNet Token Software (including hardware token)||Supported||Download the latest version from UVA Software|
|Symantec Endpoint Protection||Supported||Install version 12.1.6 from UVA Software|
|Integrated System (IS)|
|Integrated System: Student Information System (SIS)||Testing||See http://its.virginia.edu/integratedsystem/gettingstarted/desktop.html for more support details.|
|Integrated System: HR/Finance||Unsupported||See http://its.virginia.edu/integratedsystem/gettingstarted/desktop.html for more support details.|
|Web Applications and Services|
|Faculty Web Server||Supported|
|Integrated System (HR/Finance & SIS)||Unsupported|
|Responsible Computing Tutorial for UVa Faculty & Staff||Supported|
|Personal Digital Certificates||Supported||Using the Network Setup Tool is the prefered way to get a personal digital certificate.|
|Scan & Score||Supported||UVaAnywhere/MSN VPN Connections||Supported|
|Joint VPN Connections||Supported||Requires updated token drivers. This does not change the support status of any services protected by the Joint VPN, including IS, SIS.|
|Exchange OWA Calendar||Supported|
|UVa Box Cloud Storage Service||Supported||Box Sync may require upgrade to the latest version from Box.|
|WebMail (OWA, Gmail)||Supported|