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for those who don't know what a GPT drive is, Microsoft have a good writeup.
GPT disks are not typically seen on endpoints - it's more of a mass storage for servers ideal.
There's no real technical limitation here, it's just it's not such a common thing we see thus we don't yet support them.
Once EFI boot machines become more prevalent it will be a different decision.
I think my considered response to this is... oh bugger!:) You are quite correct, I am using this on a server. Any idea when GPT disks will be supported? Next week would be good :)
Until then, I'll have to go to plan C :)
are you fearful that someone will steal the server or the disks? What's the risk you are trying to mitigate?
Yes, I am concerned that someone will nick the server or the disks.
"nick" - that's a good British word indeed.
Not many people use full disk encryption on servers - usually they use file based protection at the endpoints to protect the data both there, in transit, and on the server as well.
but, a few customers use endpoint encryption like you suggest in a big way - some defense contractors for example encrypt servers.
All I can suggest is unfortunatly not use GPT or Logical disks - use basic disks instead.
Has this changed in EEPC 7? Supporting UEFI with GPT?
there is a UEFI version of EEFF7 for UEFI systems, that supports GPT disks.