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Windows BitLocker on FileMaker Server?

Discussion created by eric on Feb 28, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 1, 2018 by eric

VMware server admins want to enable BitLocker on FileMaker Server.

Good idea?

Bad idea?

I see the recommendation for "Setting up and configuring macOS" is as follows:

 

FileVault is used to encrypt the entire macOS startup volume. Don’t enable FileVault on your FileMaker Server machine. This requires an additional layer of software and more processor work on any data being moved to or from the hard drive. Instead, use FileMaker Pro Advanced to encrypt databases. See “Encrypting databases” on page 37.

https://fmhelp.filemaker.com/docs/16/en/fms16_install.pdf

 

But in the same document there is no similar recommendation against Windows BitLocker.

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