Learn the minimum requirements to install OS X El Capitan. Understand how to interpret minimum requirements and learn the best practice recommendations for configuring system resources to support the operating system. Sean explains the requirements published by Apple for Mac OS 10.11. Understand how minimum system requirements are affected by real-world system needs.
- If you're planning an upgrade,…and you've absolutely confirmed that…the software, the databases, the operating system,…whatever that you're coming from,…will be upgradable to El Capitan and will work,…all of it will actually function properly…when you get it up to El Capitan.…Next thing you've got to worry about is…will the hardware support it, right?…Because, whether you're running from 10.6.8 or…running from Yosemite, you are running on…something that came from before,…so you need to be sure, right?…Well, the minimum requirement for installing or upgrading…to OS X El Capitan is two gigabytes of memory, right?…That's two gigs of RAM.…
And available storage on the hard drive,…you've got to have at least 8.8 gigabytes…of available storage in order to hold the stuff…that's going to go down onto that hard drive.…That being said, I recommend a whole lot more than that.…You should have plenty of space available on your hard drive…because, obviously, your operating system…isn't the only thing going there,…and if you run out of space…
- Understanding the El Capitan system requirements
- Installing and configuring El Capitan
- Protecting user data
- Performing a partial or full-system recover with Time Machine
- Installing applications
- Managing application preferences
- Monitoring the system
- Configuring security
- Directory binding
- Troubleshooting problems
- Understanding Spotlight problems and how to fix them
- Collecting system information
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Assessing and Planning
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2. Installing and Configuring
CoreStorage in El Capitan4m 22s
3. Protecting User Data
4. Application Management
5. System Monitoring
7. Networking and Directory Integration
8. Troubleshooting Common Problems
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