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macOS 10.13 High Sierra: Testing completed

Apple has released macOS 10.13 High Sierra, the latest version of their operating system (OS). ICTS has completed product suitability testing to ensure that the new OS does not conflict with existing software already in use on campus.You are now welcome to install the operating system if you wish to do so.

The OS upgrade boasts software improvements and a new file system, and it also lays the foundation for future innovations in the worlds of VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality). More information about the new features for this OS can be found here. macOS High Sierra is available free from the Apple website.

 

Technical requirements macOS10.13 High Sierra

Mac computers introduced in late 2009 or later can be upgraded to macOS X 10.13 High Sierra. Therefore necessary to check whether your machine meets these requirements. For more information visit the Upgrade to macOS High Sierra website.

 

Key to symbols used

Testing Key

Tested and approved

Tested and NOT approved

Not working/Not yet functional

Not tested/Testing in progress

Known issues

 

 

Test results

Operating System

What was tested

Results

Status

macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Installation, functionality

 

 

Applications and Services

Results & Comments

Status

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac

Basic functionality

AirDrop

Basic functionality

Continuity

Basic functionality,

Adobe Reader DC

Basic functionality.

SAP 7.40 GUI revision 10

Basic functionality.

Mozilla Firefox 56.0

Basic functionality.

Safari 11.0

Basic functionality.

McAfee EndPoint Security 10.2.3

Basic functionality.

McAfee EPO Agent

Basic functionality.

Oracle Java Runtime Environment: Version 9 Update 101

Basic functionality.

Parallels Desktop 11

Known issues can be found here.

Parallels Desktop 12

Known issues can be found here.

Parallels Desktop 13

Still currently testing but its compatible as per the vendor website.

EndNote X8.1

Basic functionality.

Novell iPrint v6.01

Basic functionality.

Nashua Equitrac

Basic functionality.

EZProxy

Basic functionality

PeopleSoft

Basic functionality

Third Party System

Basic functionality

VPN (Cisco VPN AnyConnect Client)

Basic Functionality

eduroam

Basic Functionality

eduroam CAT

Basic Functionality

CIFS and SMB (Access to the UCT file services cluster)

Basic functionality

SPSS 24

Officially not supported.

Boot Camp

Basic functionality

UCT Apple update server

Basic functionality

Microsoft AutoUpdate

Basic functionality

Remote Desktop

Basic functionality

Nvivo 11

Basic functionality

 

Websites (Testing done using Safari)

 

Status

http://www.uct.ac.za/

Functionality

https://uct.service-now.com

Functionality / Authentication

http://www.icts.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

http://password.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

http://netstorage.uct.ac.za

Basic functionality, authentication, file upload, file download and browsing network drives using Safari 11.0

http://lists.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

https://www.ezproxy.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

https://vula.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication (note: Lecture recordings)

http://outlook.office365.com

Functionality / Authentication

http://whitepages.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication