If you set up a Full disk encryption policy to protect the data on endpoint
computers from being read or changed by unauthorized persons, drives on these computers should be
To check that computers are encrypted:
Select the group of computers you want to check.
If you want to check computers in any subgroups, select At this
level and below in the drop-down list.
On the Status tab, look in the Full disk
Alternatively, go to the Encryption tab.
The Full disk encryption
column shows the encryption status of the computers. The
column can be empty for the following reasons:
- The encryption software has not been installed on the computer.
- The encryption software has been installed on the computer but the computer has not been restarted
yet. The computers will be restarted within 30 minutes after the installation of the encryption
- An encryption error occurred.
- The computer is not managed by the Sophos Enterprise Console.
Check the Encryption Event Viewer to find out if an encryption error occurred. The
relevant error is displayed there.