Group Assignment to Bitlocker Compliance Policy


New to Azure environment, however set up compliance policy for Bitlocker compliance on all Win10 Pro machines. Simple question do I set up a dynamic Device Group or assign the policy to ALL users or does it make a difference?

I’ve set up All Users minus my Admin PC which is a personal device, but it is throwing compliance failure on that particular device.

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  1. Lu Dai-MSFT 28,236 Reputation points

    @Anonymous Thanks for posting in our Q&A.

    When you assign a policy to a dynamic device group, it means that the devices matching the rule in the dynamic device group will apply this policy. It is focused on devices. If there is no user signing in the device, the target device still apply this policy.

    When you assign a policy to all users, it means that all users in this tenant will apply this policy. It is focused on users. If there is no user signing in the device, this policy isn't applied.

    From your description, did you mean that you assign a compliance policy to all users and add your Admin PC in Excluded groups? If yes, it is not supported. Please don't mix user group and device group in assignment.

    If you want to deploy this policy to all users, but don't want to deploy it to your Admin PC, it is suggested to create a filter for your Admin PC and use this filter under this policy's assignment.

    Hope it will clarify something.

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  1. Anonymous

    @Lu Dai-MSFT
    Many thanks for that. I like the idea of using filters and will modify my assignment route accordingly.

    I also enclose a really good article which I found really useful