Administrator Privileges on Bates Owned Computers (Mac)

 Note: These instructions are for computers using the MacOS.

We have implemented AdminByRequest to help you seamlessly carry out your tasks on your computer while ensuring its protection against potential security threats. If you require Administrator access to perform certain tasks on your computer, such as installing software, the following steps will guide you on how to use this software to request Administrator access.

Step 1: Locate the AdminByRequest Check Mark Icon

  • Find the check mark icon in your menu bar (at the top right of your screen).

Step 2: Request Administrator Access

  • Click on the check mark and choose Request Administrator Access


Step 3: Acknowledge the Pop up Window

  • Click Yes to start an Administrator session in the pop-up window.

Step 4: Provide a Reason for Requesting Administrator Access

  • Enter a Reason for requesting Administrator access.
  • Click on the OK button.
  • You will now have Administrator access for the next 30 minutes.

Step 5: Finish Your Session (Optional)

  • If you finish early, click on the Finish button.

  • Click on the Yes button to confirm you are done with your Administrator session.


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