How to enable bitlocker recovery tab in active directory

Overview #

BitLocker is a storage encryption feature available on certain Windows operating systems that can be configured for simpler data recovery. This article will provide an overview of how to enable BitLocker recovery tab in Active Directory for simpler data recovery.

Requirements #

  • An Active Directory Domain Controller
  • Windows Server 2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2
  • RSAT Tools for Active Directory installed on the domain controller

Steps #

  1. Open the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in (dsa.msc) on the domain controller.
  2. Select the user or computer you wish to enable the BitLocker Recovery tab for.
  3. Right-click the user/computer icon and select Properties.
  4. In the Properties dialogue box, select the BitLocker Recovery tab.
  5. Check the box next to “Enable bitlocker recovery information in Active Directory”.
  6. Enter a name for the Key Recovery Agent in the text field.
  7. Click the OK button to save your settings.

Conclusion #

By following the above steps, you can enable BitLocker recovery tab in Active Directory. This will allow you to recover data in a simpler and faster manner.