Smartcard Services Installation Instructions for Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), and 10.9 (Mavericks)

  1. Download the installer for your version of OS X from the Installers section of
  2. Unzip the installer.
  3. Launch the unzipped (.pkg) installer.
  4. Click Continue through the Introduction section.
  5. Click Continue through the Read Me section.
  6. On the Destination Select screen, select Install for all users of this computer and click Continue.
  7. Click Continue and then click Install on the Installation Type screen.
  8. Enter your password and click Install Software to complete the installation.
  9. Click Close to close the installer.

Installation Instructions for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Below

The Smartcard Services software is already included in OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and below. However, the SystemCACertificates Keychain may still need to be loaded into Keychain Access. To ensure this has been done, please follow these instructions:

    1. Navigate in Finder to Go > Utilities and launch Keychain
    2. If the SystemCACertificates keychain is loaded in Keychain Access, disregard steps 3 through 5.
    3. System CA Certificate
    4. From Keychain Access go to File > Add Keychain.
    5. Select Hard Disk from the drop-down menu and navigate to System > Library > Keychains > SystemCACertificates.keychain. Select Add.