Microsoft Windows technology for full disk(volume) encryption.

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Windows 8.1 TPM ownership on Server 2008 R2 schema - not to spec?

My organization is running AD DS on Server 2008 R2 schema. Already a bad start, I know, but let's pretend that's impossible to change. In our default domain policy, we have the following setting ...
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Move bitlocked second drive to new system [closed]

I am to receive a new laptop, and i need to move my second physical drive to the new machine. The second drive is protected with bitlocker. I do not have admin privs on the current machine, so i ...
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Cloning a bitlocker encrypted disk

Our company's had its laptops for just over 2 years now and they have all become slow and many of them have had their harddisks dying randomly lately. I noticed that many of my colleagues use a tilted ...
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How can I prevent the compromise of a Domain Controller on ESX stored in a unsecured location?

A client of ours has a DC that will be located in an insecure location. RODCs and separate domains/forests are not permitted by management. All the servers will be located on a VMWare ESX server. ...
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Bitlocker Auto-Unlock

Can anyone comment on how the auto-unlock feature of bitlocker works. Specifically what I would like to know is how the the unlock key is encrypted and stored and when the unlock process takes place. ...
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Windows Active Directory Bitlocker deployment

I am experimenting with bitlocker deployment via AD at work. Have googled all over the internet, but the most useful reference seems to be: ...
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Why Bitlocker in Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 doesn't support iSCSI drives?

As far as I know Bitlocker in Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 doesn't support iSCSI drives (but version included in Server 2012/Windows 8 does). Why it is so?
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Change or at least view TPM + PIN lockout settings

How do I change the TPM + PIN lockout settings? During my test it seems like I am prompted for the 25 digit recovery key after putting in the wrong PIN once or very few times. I would like to know ...
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TPM had to be reintialized: Does a new recovery password have to be uploaded to AD?

Some way some how, a user's machine couldn't get read the bitlocker password off of the TPM chip, and I had to enter the recovery key (stored in AD) to get in. No big deal, but once in the machine, I ...
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BitLocker with Windows DPAPI Encryption Key Management

We have a need to enforce resting encryption on an iSCSI LUN that is accessible from within a Hyper-V virtual machine. We have implementing a working solution using BitLocker, using Windows Server ...
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BitLocker Setup requires the drive file system to be NTFS

We are running a new Windows 2008 R2 Server on Dell PowerEdge R620 Hardware. I am trying to enable BitLocker Encryption on the C Drive, I have already enabled the TPM from the BIOS. During the ...
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Bitlocker whole disk encryption on second (non-boot) drive

I'm working on a project where I need to encrypt only the data drive on a machine and I don't want there to be any user interaction at the console on boot. These systems will be running at remote ...
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Reset windows 7 local admin password on encrypted drive [closed]

I have lost administrator password on a windows 7 laptop running bitlocker. I know bitlocker recovery password for this PC and can access BIOS setup. I need to reset administrator password without ...
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Windows Bitlocker to go: How to make drive readonly for other users

I have encrypted a removable drive with Bitlocker to go. I will be giving this drive to another party and want to effectively prohibit this person's ability to write to this drive. This person ...
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Convert to Managed BitLocker

I've been setting up an encryption policy using MBAM; after some trial-and-error, I finally got it working! Adding new laptops is a breeze! However... I have several laptops that were encrypten ...
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securing source code with bitlocker

We need to deploy a web based application at a client site where it will be within their local intranet. Part of our requirement is to provide some basic security to protect our IP. I realise that ...
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unlock-bde application not found error prevalent in Windows 8

I have encrypted a drive with BitLocker in Windows 8 Pro, but the drive will not auto-unlock. I can manually unlock the drive from BitLocker in the Control Panel. However from Windows Explorer, I ...
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How difficult would it be for a Hacker to get into a BitLocker To Go drive? [closed]

I have a USB Drive protected with BitLocker To Go. I used a User PIN and printed a Recovery Password. I have since lost the Recovery Password and can't remember the PIN. Is there an efficient way to ...
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Dell PowerEdge Server BitLocker Hotswap Hard disks

We have a Windows 2008 R2 Server running on a Dell PowerEdge R310 Server with Bitlocker enabled. There are two physical Hard disks configured as RAID 1. One of the disks recently started having an ...
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Security of BitLocker with no PIN from WinPE?

Say you have a computer with the system drive encrypted by BitLocker and you're not using a PIN so the computer will boot up unattended. What happens if an attacker boots the system up into the ...
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Upgrade Trusted Platform Module (TPM)?

I have some systems that I am unable to enable Bitlocker on. The TPM wizard reports that the version of the TPM is inadequate to function with bitlocker. Is it possible to upgrade a TPM to 1.2?
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Verify who has Bitlocker key backed up via PowerShell?

We currently use Bitlocker on our laptops here at work. The helpdesk are responsible for backing the Bitlocker key up to AD when they build the system. We ran into an issue recently where a user had ...
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Windows Server 2008 BitLocker

I would like to configure whole disk encryption on all of my Domain Controllers. Is BitLocker an acceptable method to do this? What are the potential problems with whole disk encryption on a Domain ...
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BitLocker with TPM but no startup PIN concerns my users - what should I tell them?

My infrastructue uses BitLocker encrypted drives with TPM but no start up PIN. Recovery keys are stored in the AD. A few of my users are worried that no startup PIN is insecure as to the old WinMagic ...
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Failed Dell PERC H700 Firmware Upgrade with Windows 2008 R2 BitLocker Enabled

I attempted to use the Dell openManage Server Update Utility within Windows to update the firmware on the Dell PERC H700 controller and was given the following error: 'The update package cannot be ...
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Does the system volume have to be encrypted before encrypting data volumes, BitLocker?

I am considering using BitLocker to encrypt a server's data partitions. It isn't fully clear in the documentation; does the system volume (partition) need to be encrypted before other partitions on ...
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How to use Bitlocker encryption with Windows Server 2008R2 native disk backup

I'm looking to use BitLocker encryption on my backup disks, used with the native Windows Server backup feature, in 2008R2 server. I'm using BitLocker on all the drives in the system, but the backup ...
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Unlock bitlocker disk via cmd

how can I unlock a bitloker-locked disk via batch (or cmd line)? What I need is to replicate the effect of the default action you see in the context menu of the unit (i.e. unlocking temporarly the ...
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Problems enabling BitLocker on Windows 7 enterprise

I had BitLocker turned on originally when I loaded the computer but had to turn it off to do some testing. I recently tried to turn it back on and I continue to get the following error: A required ...
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Bitlocker in Windows 7: how to change from USB key to PIN?

I've just encrypted my drives using Bitlocker but since I don't have TPM, I went with USB key. Is it possible to switch that method to PIN or is it too late now and I have to re-encrypt the drives?
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What is the WMI class to manage BitLockerToGo

I am working on a script that will be used to audit some machines. I can check whether or not volumes are encrypted using the Win32_EncryptableVolume class in root\cimv2\Security\EncryptableVolume. ...
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Recommended drive encryption solution

I will soon be purchasing a number of laptops running Windows 7 for our mobile staff. Due to the nature of our business I will need drive encryption. Windows BitLocker seems the obvious choice, but it ...
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Bitlocker error on Win7 (Domain)

I have Win7 Ultimate 32-bit running and I am trying to enable Bitlocker on the system drive. The system is running in a Win2003 Domain. I have been successful at enabling Bitlocker on other Win7 ...
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How useful is Bitlocker without a TPM?

When you install Bitlocker on a system without a TPM you need to put the startup key on a flash drive. Since you can hardly expect the user to store his notebook and flash drive separately, would ...
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Moving BitLocker startup key from flash memory to USB key?

I'm experimenting with setting up our company laptops with Win7 and BitLocker. There's no TPM available so I'm using the USB startup key option. In my testing I put the encryption key on a MemoryStick ...
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List of computers with BitLocker recovery keys

We are in the process of removing old computer accounts that are in AD, where the account password is older than 60 days (currently there's over 15,000 accounts that fall into this bucket). To get ...
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How do I set the BitLocker PIN?

I am running Windows 7 RTM and have both physical drives BitLockered. Because my machine has a TPM it will boot all very nicely when I turn it on. But my employers would prefer if I was challenged for ...
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Why is Bitlocker missing from Control Panel?

I have a Dell Latitude Vista Ultimate Laptop that has Bitlocker installed on it and now I want to change the way it is set up. The trouble is that the BitLocker item in control panel is missing. All ...
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What backup strategies to use with Bitlocker?

I'm looking at using Bitlocker on a new laptop. I have been using Acronis for full image backups; it would take me way too much time to reinstall and configure from scratch in the event of a stolen ...