IT804

Managing Mavericks’ FileVault2 with fdesetup

Speaker: Rich Trouton, Lead Help Desk Technician, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Time: 3:20pm - 4:05pm

With the release of OS X Mavericks, Apple has added new capabilities to the fdesetup utility first introduced in Mountain Lion. This tool offers a number of command-line abilities for administrators to manage FileVault 2 and Apple’s changes for Mavericks have made fdesetup even more versatile.

In this session, we’ll cover how how FileVault 2′s cryptographic keys work as well as examine fdesetup’s major functions in OS X Mavericks.