Enable bitlocker of C: automatically and save recovery key to specific locations

JOE TAM 86 Reputation points

Dear sir,


Customer has 500 PC in Windows 10 Professional version:  

They want to have a solution to perform below function:

  1. Allow join domain Windows 10 PC to enable bitlocker feature
  2. Enable C: of system drive encrypt automatically
  3. Generate bitlocker recovery kit and save into specify drive (e.g. C:\temp) Is it possible to perform all 3 tasks in GPO with any scripts? Or any methods can do without lot of manual work?

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  1. Reza-Ameri 16,826 Reputation points

    It is recommended to save the BitLocker key in a safe place like inside the Active Directory, because if the hard disk fail or not accessible you will lose the key or at least backup it inside the Active Directory. Join domain and enable BitLocker is possible using the PowerShell and to save drive you may use Backup-BitLockerKeyProtector, have a look at:

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