Registering with a Network Account on a Mac

Step 1

Click on the [Wireless Network Connection] icon located on the menu bar.

Image: Mac Menu Bar Wireless icon



Step 2



Please ensure AirPort/WiFi is turned ON. If not, click [Turn AirPort/WiFi On] to enable. A list of the wireless networks within proximity will be presented. Select [union] to connect. Next, you will be prompted to enter a WPA2 password. Type UNION1795.

Image: Mac: ensure wireless is on

Step 3

Open your preferred web browser (ex. Safari, Firefox, Chrome) and go to An "Isolation" page will briefly be displayed, following with an Acceptable Use Policy.

Image: Mac: Bradford isolation screen

*Note*: If you DO NOT see the Isolation page, your browser may be cached. Attempting to use a different web browser OR clearing your web browser cache should resolve this issue.

Step 4

Please read the Acceptable Use Policy followed by clicking on the [AGREE] or [DISAGREE] button.

Image: Mac- Acceptable Use Policy


*Note*: Selecting DISAGREE will prevent your device from gaining internet access. If you do not agree with the Acceptable Use Policy, please contact the Help Desk at 518.388.6400 or for any questions or concerns.

Step 5

On the Welcome page, select [Users who have a Network Account]

Image: Mac: Bradford Welcome screen


Step 6

Enter your [User Name] and [Password] in the fields provided. Once that's complete, proceed by clicking the [Download] button. The FortiNAC Dissolvable Agent will commence downloading.

Image: Mac: Bradford download screen



Step 7

Select the FortiNAC Dissolvable Agent from your list of recent download to begin the installation process. During this process, your computer will be scanned to ensure it meets the minimum requirements to gain internet access.

Step 8

Macs want permission to allow applications downloaded from the Internet to run.

Click Open to run the agent. The agent will run and scan your computer for Anti-virus software. 


Step 9

If your computer has successfully met the requirements, you should now be able to browse the web.

Image: Bradford completion screen

If you are having difficulty or you have unanswered questions, please contact the Help Desk through the ITS Service Catalog or call (518) 388-6400.


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