Disk Utility in El Capitan does not unlock encrypted disks.

Number:rdar://21977248 Date Originated:23-Jul-2015 10:21 PM
Status:Closed Resolved:Duplicate
Product:Mac OS X El Capitan Product Version:10.11
Classification:Feature (New) Reproducible:Always
In Disk Utility prior to El Capitan you have the ability to unlock a FileVault encrypted disk and mount it. El Capitan's new Disk Utility is missing that feature.

Steps to Reproduce:
Boot into El Capitan
Attach a FileVault encrypted disk to the computer.
Dismiss Finder's prompt to unlock the disk.
Open Disk Utility

Expected Results:
Expected to find a button or menu item to unlock encrypted partitions/disks.

Actual Results:
Disk Utility doesn't provide any way to unlock encrypted partitions/disks.


You can still unlock disks within System Preferences/Startup Disk.


'disk-utility-el-capitan.png' and 'disk-utility-yosemite.png' were successfully uploaded.


Please note: Reports posted here will not necessarily be seen by Apple. All problems should be submitted at bugreport.apple.com before they are posted here. Please only post information for Radars that you have filed yourself, and please do not include Apple confidential information in your posts. Thank you!