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Your Guide to macOS Mojave and Drobo

On September 24th, 2018, Apple released macOS Mojave (10.14). “Mojave brings new features inspired by its most powerful users but designed for everyone.” Safely upgrade to the new macOS with peace of mind for your data.

Which Drobo’s are Compatible With Mojave?

DAS: Drobo Gen 3, 5C, 5D, 5Dt & 5D3
NAS: Drobo 5N, 5N2, B810n
SAN: Drobo B810i

Next Steps

• Ensure you have the latest version of Firmware & Dashboard on Drobo (Open Dashboard ➡ Tools ➡️ Check for Update or manually check.
• As a precaution, backup your data prior to performing the upgrade.
Safely Shutdown the Drobo via Drobo Dashboard, prior to upgrading.

Upgrading Your Mac to Mojave

Step 1 – Mac Hardware Requirements (Apple’s Full Guide)

Check if your Mac is capable of running Mojave.

• MacBook (Early 2015 or newer)
• MacBook Air (Mid 2012 or newer)
• MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 or newer)
• Mac mini (Late 2012 or newer)
• iMac (Late 2012 or newer)
• iMac Pro (2017)
• Mac Pro (Late 2013; Mid 2010 and Mid 2012 models with recommended Metal-capable graphics cards)

Step 2 – General Requirements

• OS X 10.8 or later
• 2GB of memory
• 12.5GB of available storage (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 or later)*
• Some features require an Apple ID; terms apply.
• Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.
• Have an older version of OS X?

Learn how to upgrade your computer.

Step 3 – Backup

Before installing any upgrade, it’s important to backup your Mac. Time Machine makes it simple, and other backup methods are also available.

Step 4 – Ensure you have enough free space

To install macOS Mojave, your Mac needs at least 2GB of memory and 12.5GB of available storage space to upgrade—or up to 18.5GB of storage space when upgrading from OS X Yosemite or earlier.

Learn how to free up space.

Get macOS Mojave from the App Store

Smart storage that grows with you and protects what matters.