Managed Software Center provides the ability to download Dornsife-licensed software applications for use on your computer. You can also view the applications you have previously downloaded and keep your computer current on updates and group policy.
To begin, launch Managed Software Center by selecting the application icon, located in the dock.
Managed Software Center contains four (4) different sections.
- My Items
This document explains the use of each section.
The Software Section
The Software section displays by default when Managed Software Center launches. The Software section displays the software that is available for download.
Select the INSTALL button that corresponds to the application you want to install. Managed Software Center will download and install the application. For this example, Adobe InDesign will be used.
The application downloads and installs. The status of the application is now shown as Installed.
If you want to remove an application after you have installed it, return to the Managed Software Center and select the REMOVE button.
Repeat these steps to install or remove additional software applications.
The Categories Section
The Categories section of the Managed Software Center provides the ability to view the different application categories, such as Web Browsers, Standard Applications, etc. The applications that fall into each category are displayed within that section. Select the application’s name from the list to install or remove the application from your computer.
The My Items Section
The My Items section displays a list of all the applications you have installed using Managed Software Center. This provides a quick way to access the uninstall or remove functionality, when you need to remove an application.
To uninstall a listed application, select the REMOVE button. The application will uninstall.
The Updates Section
The Updates section of the Managed Software Center lists all available and required updates for computer software that you have downloaded through the Managed Software Center.
When updates are available, they will be listed on this screen. To check for available
updates, select the CHECK AGAIN button, on the right side of the screen.
Using the Quick Links Menu
The Quick Links menu, located on the right side of the screen, provide the ability to launch the Dornsife website, view software documentation (Help files), request a software license, or submit a service request. You can also select the drop-down menu to re-sort or filter the applications that are being displayed. If you do not see a particular software application which you require, select Request Software Licenses. This will display a pre-addressed, blank email to our IT Purchasing department. Type your request into the body of the email and send the email, for further assistance.
Repeat these steps as needed.