Altertus BYOD Installation for Windows & Mac

Summary

Instructions for installing Alertus on personally Windows and Mac devices

Body

Overview

 

This application will show a crisis communication alert (see image below) on the computer/device screen when a life threatening situation is in progress on campus (active attacker) or a potentially dangerous event may impact the campus (severe weather). If an alert appears on your screen please read immediately and follow the instructions given. Clicking the 'Acknowledge' button on an active alert will clear it from your screen (only acknowledge if you are in a secure area, of course). 
Alertus is installed on all campus devices, and is available for download and installation here.


Solution

For Windows devices, please download and run this file.

1. Download alertus_desktop.msi
2. Double click on it to run it. 

3. You may then see this window, letting you know that the software is not packaged by Microsoft, and requires authentication to run. Click on more info to have the option to run.

4.Once you click on run, the program will go through the process of installing, and Alertus will be running in the background of your computer. 

 

For Mac devices, please download and run this file.

1. Download dmg
2. Click to mount
3. Run alertus.pkg

4. Follow the on-screen instructions for installation 
5. If your Mac is password protected, you will be prompted to enter your admin credentials, and the application will install


 

Details

Details

Article ID: 66925
Created
Thu 11/8/18 4:05 PM
Modified
Thu 5/16/24 3:46 PM