FDE Policy does not apply to Surface Pro

  • 7014665
  • 28-Feb-2014
  • 06-Mar-2014


Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2
Novell ZENworks Full Disk Encryption
Microsoft Windows 8 Surface Pro


Trying to apply Full Disk Encryption (FDE) Policy to a Windows 8 Surface Pro


FDE will not apply to a Windows 8 Surface Pro tablet, as the Surface Pro tablet use UEFI. 
For Full Disk Encryption BIOS firmware is required. UEFI is not supported