Add the FileVaultMaster keychain to the Access Utility using the keychain access application.


Before you add the FileVaultMaster keychain to the Keychain Access Utility, open the Keychain Access application through Terminal window using the following command.

open /Applications/Utilities/Keychain\


  1. Select File.
  2. Select Add Keychain....
  3. Browse to the Library folder.
  4. Select Keychains.
  5. Select FileVaultMaster.keychain.
  6. Select Add.


If you unlocked the keychain correctly, the keychain should show the unlocked icon in Keychain Access Utility. If it does not, you need to re-issue the unlock and re-add the keychain.