Similar to the thread Sophos Central Device Encryption - Suppress/Hide Dialog - Discussions - Intercept X Endpoint - Sophos Community but slightly different. When deploying to a Windows device that has been encrypted prior to the Sophos Device Encryption policy, you get a dialog stating that it has been set up on the machine with a cancel or apply box. It will reappear until someone clicks the apply button. Is there any way to suppress this dialog box? It is generating a manual process which is undesirable for the environment I support. Sophos should simply be picking up the BitLocker key at this point.
We found that in alignment with the Sophos documentation when a device is suspended that you can run the following command line against the machine (SCCM script for example) to eliminate this prompt. If…
Would it be possible to help us with the screenshot of the pop-up you are receiving?
You can see that this is not identical to the other article because it does not prompt to restart to enable device encryption. It is simply setup to protect my computer.
I guess more precisely, we want it to assume that it is applied as a managed device. The goal is to apply automatically without user interaction.
We found that in alignment with the Sophos documentation when a device is suspended that you can run the following command line against the machine (SCCM script for example) to eliminate this prompt. If the prompt is up it will simply disappear from the screen if run remotely.manage-bde -protectors -enable C:Sophos Central Device Encryption: Computer has a warning for a suspended Device Encryption