BitLocker Recovery Password Viewer for Active Directory Users and Computers tool

"The BitLocker Active Directory Recovery Password Viewer lets you locate and view BitLocker recovery passwords that are stored in AD DS. You can use this tool to help recover data that is stored on a volume  that has been encrypted by using BitLocker.

The BitLocker Active Directory Recovery Password Viewer is an extension for the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in.

After you install this tool, you can examine a computer object's Properties dialog box to view the corresponding BitLocker recovery passwords. Additionally, you can right-click a domain container and then search for a BitLocker recovery password across all the domains in the Active Directory forest.

Note To view recovery passwords, you must be a domain administrator, or you must have been delegated permissions by a domain administrator..."

Download the BitLocker Recovery Password Viewer for ADUC at:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2786fde9-5986-4ed6-8fe4-f88e2492a5bd&displaylang=en

HTH,

Tom

Thomas W Shinder, M.D., MCSE
Sr. Consultant / Technical Writer


Prowess Consulting www.prowessconsulting.com

PROWESS CONSULTING | Microsoft Forefront Security Specialist
Email: tshinder@isaserver.org
MVP - Forefront Edge Security (ISA/TMG/IAG)

Deb Shinder

Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.

Share
Published by
Deb Shinder

Recent Posts

Phishing campaign spoofs texas.gov domain, targets computer vendors

A convincing-looking phishing campaign purportedly from a Texas government agency is targeting computer vendors in…

3 hours ago

Top 5 cybersecurity innovations and why they’re drawing in the money

With attackers making use of every vulnerability, our sense of security has turned into insecurity.…

6 hours ago

Have you really tested your disaster recovery plan?

How do you simulate a disaster to see whether your disaster recovery plan is ready…

23 hours ago

Using conditions in ARM templates when deploying infrastructure-as-code

This Quick Tip shows you a neat little coding trick that will help you when…

1 day ago

Full circle: On-premises Exchange to Microsoft 365 — and back again

Migration from on-premises Exchange to Microsoft 365 may not be a one-way street. What about…

1 day ago

Mozi botnet behind massive spike in IoT device attacks

The Mozi botnet appears to be another unintended consequence of people spending more time at…

2 days ago