How do I get a BitLocker recovery key in AD?

How do I get a BitLocker recovery key in AD?

Right-click on your domain in the left pane of Active Directory Users and Computers snap in, and then select Find BitLocker recovery password. Enter the first 8 characters of Password ID and click on Search. It will locate the matching BitLocker recovery keys that are stored in your Active Directory.

How does BitLocker work with Active Directory?

BitLocker integrates with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) to provide centralized key management. By default, no recovery information is backed up to Active Directory.

How do I find my BitLocker password?

Reset a forgotten BitLocker PIN/password

  1. Restart your computer and press the Esc key in the BitLocker logon screen.
  2. In the BitLocker recovery screen, find the Recovery key ID.
  3. Contact your administrator and give them the Recovery key ID.
  4. In the BitLocker recovery screen, enter the recovery key.

Where is BitLocker information stored in AD?

Configuring group policies ^ The settings for BitLocker are located under Computer Configuration => Administrative Templates => Windows Components => BitLocker Drive Encryption. Here you can find the option Store BitLocker recovery information in Active Directory Domain Services.

How can I open BitLocker without password?

A: There is no way to bypass the BitLocker recovery key when you want to unlock a BitLocker encrypted drive without a password. However, you can reformat the drive to remove the encryption, which needs no password or recovery key.

How do I get a BitLocker recovery key from AD Powershell?

What do I do if I don’t have a BitLocker recovery key?

If you are unable to locate a required BitLocker recovery key and are unable to revert a configuration change that might have caused it to be required, you’ll need to reset your device using one of the Windows 10 recovery options. Resetting your device will remove all of your files.


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