Mass deployment

NVivo Mac (Release 1.0)

This topic includes information about installation and activation of NVivo Mac across a network.

Installing NVivo Mac across a network

You can install NVivo Mac across a network using the software distribution methods that are available for your site. For example, we are aware that some site administrators have used the following:

  • Casper Suite

  • Apple Remote Desktop

  • Munki

  • FileWave

NOTE  

  • QSR International has not verified the above deployment methods and we do not provide technical support for them.

  • Each installation of NVivo for Mac requires a license key and also needs to be activated.

  • You can download the latest version of NVivo Mac from https://www.qsrinternational.com/support_downloads.aspx.

Activating NVivo

license key associated with their account. This can be a single user license key they have purchased, or an enterprise license key they are entitled to use. If you are the enterprise license administrator you can add a user to your organization to allow them to use the enterprise license key.

Controlling Automatic Update Checks

By default NVivo will automatically check for updates. You can enable or disable this feature on a per user basis via the command line. If you disable automatic update checks, you will still be able to manually select Check for Updates to see if any updates are available.

To disable automatic update checking, on the command line, type:

defaults write com.qsrinternational.NVivo-20 SUEnableAutomaticChecks -bool false

To enable automatic update checking, on the command line, type:

defaults write com.qsrinternational.NVivo-20 SUEnableAutomaticChecks -bool true