I am looking into upgrading my MacBook's drive and would like to transfer the current's drive contents on the new drive.
This is a relatively well covered topic here, and several solutions such as SuperDuper or CCC appear to support cloning and imaging.
The wrinkle here is that this being a work laptop it was set up with PGP whole disk encryption. This authenticates me prior to MacOS booting and manages encryption thereafter. This is required for VPN and any network connectivity at the company I work for.
I am concerned of solutions like SD and CCC working well with the PGP-based encryption described above since they are mostly file level utilities. In my case I would ideally want a raw / block level backup to ensure all is set up as it was before. To the system things should be transparent, unless I'm missing something else about PGP.
On Windows 7, you can use the imaging utility built into the OS and then after switching the drive boot into the setup DVD and restore the image. The above backup solutions appear to require you to set up a whole new copy of MacOS, which wouldn't get the encyption, prior to being able to reinstall SD/CCC and finally restore the backup.
What is the right way to do this?