Firmware (macOS 10.6 - macOS 10.12)


This Fileset is for mass-deploy Firmware secured passwords for your macOS computers. It is compatible with 10.6 - 10.12. To use it properly , follow this tutorial.


  • Attached Fileset


  1. Download the Fileset that is in a ZIP file to your Admin Mac. Unpack it there and Drag & Drop it into the Fileset Groupe where you want to have it.
  2. Now you double-click the on the imported Fileset. Open the tree to the end where you see the new Shellscript. Click one time on the File and then Press the button "Get Info"

  3. In the last step you need to click on the pane "Executable". From here you can set with a doubleclick on each argument what action should be taken.

    Attribute 2
    This will determine how the script functions.
    Accepted inputs are as follows:
    initial- This will install the first EFI password on the system. This requires the security mode to be supplied.
    change- This will change the EFI password as long as the correct old password is supplied.
    remove- This will remove the EFI password as long as the correct old password is supplied.

    Attribute 3

    Get the security mode. Required for the "initial" operating mode.
    Acceptable inputs are as follows:
    full- This will require password entry on every boot
    command- This only requires password entry if boot picker is invoked with alt key.

    Attribute 4
    This will be your new firmware password

    Attribute 5
    This will be your old or already set password