Filevault+External HD?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Laser47, Jan 8, 2006.

  1. Laser47 macrumors 6502a

    Laser47

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    Is there a way to make filevault encrypt an external HD?
     
  2. iMeowbot macrumors G3

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    Sort of. You can create a disk image on your external drive with Disk Utility, and set it to be encrypted (you'll see the Encryption pull-down when you go to create one). You can then use that image as you would any ordinary disk.
     
  3. Laser47 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Laser47

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    I guess that will do , thanks for the help.
     

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