BitLocker, How to recover BitLocker key using Active Directory Users and Computers
BitLocker is a Windows-specific disk encryption scheme. Keys can be stored and retrieved from Active Directory using a common program available on Windows systems.
University of Illinois IT Pros leveraging Active Directory to store BitLocker keys
This article describes the steps an IT Pro can take to recover a BitLocker key stored in Active Directory.
- Find the AD computer object representing the machine using Active Directory Users and Computers.
- Right-click on the computer object, select Properties
- Select the BitLocker Recovery tab
- Identify the correct recovery password using the Password ID which should match the BitLocker prompt on the workstation.
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