SCEP Installation Guide for Mac OS 10.6.x – 10.13.x

NOTE: System Center Endpoint Protection is licensed only for University of Saskatchewan-owned computers.

For further assistance installing or using System Center Endpoint Protection, please contact IT Support Services.

1. Uninstall any other Antivirus Software already installed on your computer.

2. Check to see if you have Self Service installed already on your computer.  Open the Applications folder on your Mac and see if the Self Service app is listed:


3. If the Self Service app is installed, proceed to step 5

4. If the Self Service app is not installed on your Mac yet, do the following:


  • Select your department from the list of choices (if prompted).


  • Click the Enroll button.


  • Click the Download button to download the QuickAdd installer.


  • Once the QuickAdd installer has downloaded, go to your downloads and double click the QuickAdd.pkg file.


  • Click the Continue button.


  • Click the Continue button.


  • Click the Install button.


  • Type your Mac’s admin account username and password.


  • Your web browser should say “The enrollment process is complete”.


  • Click the Close button.


  • The self-service app should auto-open


Note: If self-service doesn’t auto-open (or you want to install something later), you will need to go to the Applications folder and open self-service.


5. Log in to the self-service app using your NSID and password.


6. On the right hand side of the screen, under the Categories section, select the Anti-Virus link.

7. Click the Install button.

NOTE: The default weekly scheduled scan is set to 2 a.m.  To change the default weekly schedule scan time do the following:

1. Click the System Center Endpoint Protection Icon in top Finder Menu and select Open System Center Protection.

system scanning settings

2. Click Activate advanced mode (in bottom right corner).

activate advanced mode 

3. Click Tools then click Scheduler.

select scheduler

4. Select Weekly scan and click Edit task…

edit tasks

5. Click Next.

edit weekly scan task

6. Select your Macintosh HD and click Next.

select hard drive

7. Select a time and day your computer will be on, but not heavily used, then click Next.

select time

8. Click Next.

rule for missed tasks

9. Click Finish.

finish changes

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