QUESTION : I recently enabled FileVault on Snow Leopard, and after doing so, found a directory /Users/<myusername>.4529809818604982560, containing the original […]
How to store the data of mysql on OS X in an encrypted state?
QUESTION : I have mysql 5.1 installed by macports with it’s data dir in the default location, which is outside […]
Reclaiming deleted disk space from file vault
QUESTION : I have my main user account encrypted with file vault. After deleting some data (like 20 GB) my […]
Why does OS X automatically logout my user?
QUESTION : I have a new MacBook Air set up with FileVault. In the Security Preference pane I have “Require […]
How to re-enable guest account after enabling FileVault or Find My Mac?
QUESTION : I enabled FileVault and Find My Mac and Guest Account is now disabled (i only see safari only […]
OS X Filevault doesn’t dismount when remote login (e.g., ssh) ends, locking out console login
QUESTION : I have a Mac Mini that’s shared among several users at my house, including being our media server […]
How do I remove a password from FileVault?
QUESTION : Before installing Mac OS X Yosemite, I created an encrypted partition and provided it with a password. When […]
How do I turn off FileVault when the button is disabled?
QUESTION : I’m trying to turn off FileVault so that I can reinstall macOS. However the “Turn Off FileVault…” button […]
Will using FileVault shorten the lifespan of an SSD?
QUESTION : What are your thoughts on using an SSD with Apple’s FileVault hard disk encryption? Will it shorten the […]