Enabling FileVault Encryption for Mac

FileVault is full disk encryption for Mac. When you use Jamf Now to set up FileVault, the recovery keys will be stored. This is handy if you forget the password to the Mac and still need to get access. To learn more about FileVault, see the following Apple documentation: macOS Security.

  1. Log in to Jamf Now.
  2. Click Blueprints.
  3. Select the Blueprint you would like to enable the FileVault feature with.
  4. Click the Security tab.
  5. Select the Enable FileVault checkbox.

    Screenshot of a Blueprint's security section, where you can enable FileVault.

  6. Click Save Changes.

    The user needs to log out of their user account to allow FileVault to initiate.