When installing PowerChute Network Shutdown on Mac OSX the installer fails with error "Authentication failed, or this user is not an Administrator"
PowerChute Network Shutdown version 4.3
Mac OSX 10.14, MAc Server 5.7
User does not have administrative privileges or a un-compatible JDK has been installed on the system.
Verify the user installing the application is an administrator. If the user is an administrator enter the command sudo su
to switch to root user. The run the command ./install.command
to install the app as the root user.
If the user has been granted administrative privilege verify a compatible JDK has been installed on the system. When the installation fails due to a un-compatible JDK a pop up will appear stating :To use the "java" command-line tool you need to install a JDK"
For instruction on installing PowerChute Network Shutdown on Mac OSX 10.14, Mac Server 5.7 see Schneider Electric FAQ FA409413