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Slides from the FileVault 2 Session at Jamf’s 2011 National User Conference

November 10, 2011 2 comments

For those who wanted a copy of my FileVault 2 talk at Jamf’s 2011 National User Conference, here are links to the slides in PDF and Keynote format.

PDF: http://tinyurl.com/jamf-fv2PDF

Keynote slides: http://tinyurl.com/jamf-fv2keynote

These are mostly identical to my MacTech 2011 slides, with a couple of additional slides discussing the reporting functions currently available for FileVault 2 in Casper 8.3 and higher.

FileVault 2 and the Guest User account

November 4, 2011 2 comments

One of the interesting things about working with FileVault 2 is that things are still appearing as new functionality. One thing that’s appeared as of 10.7.2 is that FileVault is sometimes enabling a guest user at the pre-boot login screen.

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When you log in as that guest user, you don’t get access to your hard drive. In fact, the only thing you get access to is Safari and a network connection. Why is it here? Also, why does it appear on some encrypted machines and not others?

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Slides from the FileVault 2 Session at MacTech 2011

November 3, 2011 Leave a comment

For those who wanted a copy of my FileVault 2 talk at MacTech 2011, here are links to the slides in PDF and Keynote format.

PDF: http://tinyurl.com/mactechfv2PDF

Keynote slides: http://tinyurl.com/mactechfv2keynote

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