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FEATURE REQUEST: Enable SED to delete data on the drive after a set number of failed Boot Guard logins


Article ID: 150517


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Drive Encryption




Customer wants to set up Symantec Encryption Desktop (SED) to delete data on the drive after multiple failed attempts to enter the passphrase entry in the Boot Guard screen.


A Feature Request has been submitted for “the ability to have SED delete data from the disk after a set number of failed login attempts”.

Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers. Technical Support filed a Feature Request to add the functionality listed above. This Feature Request is currently being considered by Symantec Corporation to be addressed in a forthcoming version of the product. 

There is no guaranteed date for this request from the Encryption Product Management team, or the Encryption Engineering team at this time. Please be sure to refer back to this article periodically as any changes to the status of the request will be reflected here. You can also subscribe to this article to receive notification when it is updated.

To have your organization added to the list of companies that desire this Feature Request, please contact technical support.