Encryption Management for Apple FileVault System Requirements

This following table explains the minimum and recommended Encryption Management for Apple FileVault system requirements.

Specification

Requirement

Processor

Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz processor or equivalent

Memory

  • 512 MB minimum

  • 1 GB recommended

Disk space

  • 400 MB minimum

Network connectivity

  • Connectivity with PolicyServer

Operating system

  • OS X™ "El Capitan"

  • OS X™ "Yosemite"

  • OS X™ "Mavericks"

  • OS X™ "Mountain Lion"

Other software

  • Mono runtime environment (MRE) 2.1

  • Apple FileVault is disabled

Hardware considerations

  • Mac OS local accounts or mobile accounts are able to initiate encryption on Mac OS X Mountain Lion or later. Other Mac OS user account types will be unable to initiate encryption.

    To create a mobile account for Active Directory on your Mac, see Creating a Mobile Account for Active Directory on Mac OS.

  • Encryption Management for Apple FileVault supports Apple Fusion Drives on Mac OS X Mountain Lion or later (starting with Mac OS build 10.8.2).