- Password Changes and FileVault 2
- The Guest User and FileVault 2
- Enabling Admin Users for FileVault 2 via System Preferences
- Creating an Institutional Recovery Key
- Erasing a FileVault 2?Encrypted Volume from the Command Line
- Setting a Text-Only Login Banner from the Command Line for the FileVault 2 Pre-Boot Login Screen
- Booting into Single-User Mode on a FileVault 2?Encrypted Mac
- Using Apple's Internet Recovery to Unlock or Decrypt a FileVault 2?Encrypted Boot Drive
- FileVault 2 and UUIDs
- Automating fdesetup authrestart in 10.9.x or Later
When it comes to exploring the capabilities of FileVault 2, Mac admins, especially those in the Mac enterprise community, have taken the lead as the most prolific documenters of this powerful offering. I hope this article has shed light on some lesser-known areas of FileVault 2 functionality for you.
There will always be more to learn about FileVault 2 as Apple furthers its development. With the Mac community working together, we can make the best use of what Apple has given us, deploying it in our various environments to safeguard our users' Macs. Have you discovered something interesting about FileVault 2 that you haven't seen documented elsewhere? Please let me know by emailing me (rtrouton at gmail dot com).