Search MilitaryCAC:

Site Map logo

.com | .us | .ml  | .mobi | .net | .org

The Definitive Source for Everything CAC

CAC (Common Access Card) help for your Personal Mac Computer

Also available at:

Please ShareThis website with your friends and colleagues

Make a Donation button image





Visit Windows video page


  Subscribe to videos on YouTube image



Setting up Firefox using CACKey

0.7.8 CACKey packages download links

NOTE:  You do not have to install Firefox to use CACKey, the video shows people who want to use Firefox and the additional step needed to make it work.  CACKey works with Safari and Google Chrome with no additional configuring.

High Sierra (10.13.x)(ONLY after disabling built in ability),

Sierra (10.12.x),

El Capitan (10.11.x),

Yosemite (10.10.x),

Mavericks (10.9.x), &

Mountain Lion (10.8.x)

NOTE:  You may receive the following error message.  "Can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer." 

.CACKey error

NOTE continued: Hold the control key [on your keyboard] when clicking the .pkg file [with your mouse], select [the word] Open


10.13.x (High Sierra) Only Recommended after disabling built in Smart Card Ability

10.12.x (Sierra)

MacOS High Sierra  Mac OS Sierra

10.11.x (El Capitan)

10.10.x (Yosemite)

El Capitan Yosemite image

10.9.x (Mavericks)

10.8.x (Mountain Lion)
Mavericks logo Mountain Lion image
10.7.x (Lion)   10.6.x (Snow Leopard)
Mac OS X Lion image Mac OS X Snow Leopard image

10.5.x (Leopard)
Mac OS X Leopard image


If you want to use Firefox, here is the specific location mentioned in the video above.

(If you only use Safari or Chrome, you can skip this step).


Navigate to your hard drive / Library / CACKey / libcackey_g.dylib



Updating the firmware on an SCR-331 CAC reader using TENS / LPS on your Mac

How do I create the bootable CD from the .iso file?




Video from DBSign on how to set up DTS on Mavericks 10.9, it is similar enough that'll it work on OS X El Capitan 10.11 & Newer versions of MacOS


Videos created by the ITRC of the US Air Force Judge Advocate General:

CAC Enable your Mac

Avoid locking your CAC on your Mac

If you have questions or suggestions for this site, contact Michael J. Danberry
Are you interested in subscribing to the CACNews email list?


ACRONYM Reference Page


GoDaddy Site Certified seal


Make a Donation button image


Last Update or Review:  Friday, 02 February 2018 17:45 hrs


The following domain names all resolve to the same website:,,, &