Disable sip


Joined
Jun 12, 2013
Messages
118
Reaction score
2
am using external ssd for boot drive and want to disable sip. When command+r is used the recovery drive comes up for the internal drive, the internal drive is not being used except for storage, how do i get into terminal for the external drive to disable sip........Sierra 10.12 late 2015 21.5 imac
 
Ad

Advertisements

Joined
Sep 17, 2014
Messages
4,855
Reaction score
237
What is sip? Never heard of that application (if that's what it is).
 
Joined
Jun 12, 2013
Messages
118
Reaction score
2
System Integrity Protocol ....came out in el capiitan. Refuses to allow tampering with the system/directory ...intended for internet protection it restricts owner manipulation of the system ....like customizing applications, icons, dock, so into terminal and disable "csruti disable" ....system accepts change ... finished, back to terminal "csrutil enable" exchanging safety for freedom.......inconvenient for older apps. Apple gets to play the recognized developer apple approved card ...........hope this helps
 
Last edited:
Joined
Jan 25, 2017
Messages
711
Reaction score
41
Boot into recovery (CMD+R)
Click on Utilities in the menu across the top then select Terminal.
type cd /Volumes then ls.
identify the drive you require.
Type cd /(your drivename)/
type csrutil disable.


You should then be told that SIP is disabled and prompted to restart.
 
Last edited:
Ad

Advertisements

Joined
Jan 25, 2017
Messages
711
Reaction score
41
If you need to reverse this at any time repeat the process and use csrutil enable
 
Ad

Advertisements


Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Top