BitLocker

Azure – You can now restrict access to the BitLocker recovery key (preview)

As you probably already know when you enable BitLocker on a Windows device you can save the recovery key to either Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, a USB device, a file or even print it. By default, end-users can access the BitLocker recovery key for the device they own by accessing the BitLocker keys blade …

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Azure AD – New way to find the BitLocker recovery key

As you know when you enable BitLocker with Intune you have the option (highly recommended by the way) to save the recovery key into Azure AD. Well, when you have to get the recovery key for a device and you don’t know the device name (which may happen if you need the recovery during a …

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Intune / Windows 10 – Unable to turn on BitLocker with conflicting group policy error

Recently I came across an issue turning on BitLocker with the error on a Windows 10 device BitLocker Drive Encryption cannot be applied to this drive because there conflicting Group Policy settings for recovery options on fixed data drives. Also got the error before starting the troubleshooting You can’t create both a recovery password and …

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Intune – You can now access the BitLocker recovery key from the Intune portal

With the latest update (1903) of Intune, administrators can now have access to the BitLocker recovery key of a Windows 10 device registered in Intune (the same way an Active Directory administrator was able to get it from AD). To access this information, logon to your Intune portal (either from the Azure portal https://portal.azure.com or …

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