Configuring Gatekeeper settings


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Configuring Gatekeeper settings

With Mountain Lion, comes an extra layer of security. In the case of this movie, that means Apple helping you to ensure that when you download and install new software, that software will be free of bugs and other malicious cooties. The means for doing this is something called Gatekeeper and this is how it works. So I'll go to System Preferences, I'll select Security & Privacy, and we're going to look in the General tab. Now notice this area at the bottom, Allow applications downloaded from, and you have three options. Mac App Store, Mac App Store and identified developers, and Anywhere.

So what does this mean? Well Mac App Store means that you can download a piece of software from the Mac App Store, you can open it, and it will work perfectly well without any problems. However, if you try to download software from somewhere else, somewhere else on the internet for example, you will not be able to launch it. You can download it but you just can't launch it. That is off ...

Configuring Gatekeeper settings
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Configuring Gatekeeper settings provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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