We know you have made a conscious decision to be a Mac, but the Government has not, and therefore the easiest solution for some problems, such as: Digitally signing PDF-F forms or with Lotus Forms and e Sign, some websites (including digitally signing / encrypting emails in OWA), is to use Windows through a Virtual Machine, such as Parallels (discounted prices), VMware Fusion (Parallels vs.
With these programs, you can install the Activ Client, Adobe Reader, Lotus Forms, and Approve It software and also utilize all the Do D tools from your Mac.The benefit of the Virtual Machines over Boot Camp is that it will allow you to run Windows as an additional program (without restarting your computer) and keep OS X running the entire time. * By clicking on the icon below, representative of a USB plug with a +, you'll see a list of drivers.Click the word Devices (at the top of the screen), then USB Devices, and select your CAC reader. * Select the one that corresponds to your USB drive. Do D Root certificates on your Mac only go up to CA 26, so, if your CAC has a CA between 27-32 you need to install all of the CAs 27-32 and CA Email 27-32.When you want to use it on your Mac, go to the same location and remove the checkmark.* In the Virtual Box GUI, click on USB (small icon in the list of devices).* Then check "Enable USB Controller" and "Enable USB EHCI controlling." * Lowest on the beach, you'll see a list of icons to your right. You can download the All file, then double click each certificate in the folder. See several different models of USB CAC readers here. Army Publishing Directorate began the conversion of the Army's inventory of existing IBM Lotus forms to PDF-F in FY 2014.Beginning in FY15, Lotus Forms and Approve It / e Sign software will no longer be supported.
This is great news for Mac users since Lotus and Approve It has never worked for them, however, we have come to find out that we are still unable to sign the forms.
The following information is provided for your situational awareness while setting up your CAC on your Mac.
It is updated as additional information is available and your input is appreciated for solutions not outlined here. is a middleware program used by the Do D to facilitate the communication between your Windows computer and your Common Access Card.
It was offered for the Tiger release (Mac OS X 10.4.x) and is not compatible with Leopard (the current release of Mac OS X (10.5.8)).
The program was available for purchase through the manufacturer, and is not available for download from Do D.
The use of this program is not supported here for Apple operating systems, as it is not required and won't work with Leopard (10.5.x).