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Decrypting an APFS Encrypted Volume Using diskutil

Rich Trouton:

However, the diskutil apfs decryptVolume command has been updated on macOS 10.13.2 to require additional authentication:


In order to decrypt using a user account’s password or personal recovery key (PRK), it is necessary to specify the following:

  1. The relevant user UUID
  2. The relevant account password or the PRK.


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