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HP MediaSmart Server - Installing and Uninstalling the Mac Software

This document applies to HP MediaSmart Server EX470 and EX475.

Installing and Uninstalling the Mac Software

To Install the Mac Software

The Server has to be configured first using a Windows Client. Once the Windows Home Server Connector has been installed you can install the Features for the Mac.
note:
You must have administrative privileges on your computer to install the software. Click System Preferences, Accounts, and check Allow user to administer this computer.
  1. Download the Mac software from the www.hp.com site to your desktop.
  2. Double-click HP MSS Client.dmg.
  3. Double-click the Install HP MediaSmart Server Software.pkg to begin the install process.
    Figure : HP MediaSmart Server Software
    HP MediaSmart Server Software
  4. On the Welcome to the HP MediaSmart Server Software click Continue to install.
    Figure : Welcome to the HP MediaSmart Server Software
    Welcome to the HP MediaSmart Server Software
  5. The End User license Agreement will pop up, click Continue to agree.
  6. A standard install screen will appear, this screen will report how much room is available for the install on the default location. You do have a button to press to change location if you desire. Otherwise click Install.
    Figure : Standard Install Screen
    Standard Install Screen
  7. Once the install is completed a confirmation screen will appear followed by a settings or a preferences screen.
  8. The confirmation screen can be closed or left open. It will not effect the rest of this process. Click Close, to close the summary screen.
    Figure : Confirmation Screen
    Confirmation Screen
  9. On the settings screen you will need to enter the server name and the server’s administrator password so that the Mac software can access your Server. The authentication process begins when you stop typing the password.
  10. Once your credentials have been authenticated, click Apply to save the server name and password. Note Server Name and Password have to be authenticated prior to using the control center, or entering preferences for BackUp.
  11. After clicking Apply, you can click BackUp to set your BackUp Preferences. Or you can click Show All to go to the Control Center.
    Figure : BackUp Preferences
    BackUp Preferences

To Uninstall the Mac Software

Figure : HP MediaSmart Server Software
HP MediaSmart Server Software
  1. Double-click HP MSS Client.dmg on your desktop.
  2. Double-click the Uninstall HP MediaSmart Server Software to begin the process.
  3. Follow the on screen instructions to complete the uninstall process, click Continue, then click Close on the Summary screen.

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