These are the release notes for Sophos Central Device Encryption for macOS.
View the product documentation at Encryption.
Central Device Encryption no longer prompts the user for a recovery key when downloading a Big Sur update.
This version introduces support for macOS 11 Big Sur.
Added support for Secure Enclave (iMac 2019 and MacBook Air 2019).
Discontinued support for macOS 10.12.x.
Unsupported file system warning messages (for example a Linux partition) are now reported only once in Sophos Central.
We no longer list unsupported file systems when running the command-line tool "seadmin".
|MACDP-854||Resolved an issue in which the macOS message 'Enter a password to unlock' doesn't disappear after the same user password is confirmed.|
|MACDP-847||Resolved an issue in which encryption doesn't start when internet connectivity is disabled.|
|MACDP-845||Resolved an issue in which encryption doesn't start automatically until you have signed in again or restarted.|
This version introduces support for macOS Catalina 10.15.
You can now rotate the recovery key without needing a password. This applies to macOS 10.14.
Added support for the newly introduced "Dark Mode" on macOS Mojave 10.14.
Added support for Secure Enclave (iMac Pro and new MacBooks).
Added support to encrypt the boot volume only, which is a new policy setting in Sophos Central.
Added a check and a warning if the current user doesn't have a mobile account, which is needed to enable FileVault 2.
Added SDU support to the command-line tool seadmin (SDU information now contains seadmin result).
|MACDP-573||Resolved an issue with Sophos Central Encryption failing to send the recovery key to Sophos Central.|
|MACDP-462||Resolved an issue in which the recovery key was missing after upgrading to macOS High Sierra.|
|MACDP-726||Resolved an issue with SophosEncryptionD not handling the unexpected output of diskutil information.|
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