Install on macOS


  • UI

  • Terminal

To start the installation, double-click the file Net iD

This procedure requires elevation.
  1. To install Net iD Client from the terminal, begin by switching to the directory of your Net iD

  2. Go to the setup directory.

    $ cd /Net\ iD\
  3. Run the install script.

    $ sudo ./install

What is installed?


The number of available binaries is reduced. There are, however, still a lot of internal components.


User interface application


Global configuration file


Global configuration for CTK module

/usr/local/bin/netid ⇒ link to /usr/local/lib/netid/netid

Link to command line application

/usr/local/lib/libnetid.dylib ⇒ link to /usr/local/lib/netid/libnetid.dylib

Link to library for all components


Command line application


Library for all components


Text file with version number

/usr/local/lib/netid/<some setup scripts and resources>

Other resources


User background service

Application Data

The Client uses standard application data folder to store user application data:


Local configuration file


Local user application data

Temporary Files

The Client uses standard temporary data folder to store temporary files. Instead of creating multiple files they will be stored in a single file, except card cache that will use a separate file.


User data cache


User smart card cache