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Symantec Endpoint Encryption Helpdesk Recovery Methods Available.


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There is a way to be able to recover users if they forget their passphrase.  In order to do this, the SEE Helpdesk Administrators (Admins with the Helpdesk role) can retrieve a recovery key from the SEE Helpdesk Web Portal.


To see more information on this, consult the help file:

About Help Desk Recovery and recovery methods

Assisting users using the Drive Encryption recovery method

Assisting users using the BitLocker recovery method

Assisting users using the FileVault recovery method

Assisting users using the Encryption Desktop recovery method


As you can see, there are many ways to do the recovery.  For more information on the SEE Administration Web Portal as well as Dashboards and reporting, see the following article:

240649 - Symantec Endpoint Encryption 11.4 Dashboard and Reports