Learn how to work with and encrypt volumes with BitLocker using PowerShell cmdlets, such as Get-BitLockerVolume.
- [Instructor] In the previous movie, I reviewed…how to use a command line interface…to encrypt volumes with BitLocker.…You could also encrypt volumes using Windows…PowerShell cmdlets, giving you an alternative way…to work with BitLocker.…Using Windows PowerShell scripting capabilities,…admins can integrate BitLocker options…into existing scripts very, very easily and quickly,…similar to the Manage-bde utility.…The Windows PowerShell cmdlets allow configuration…beyond the options offered in the BitLocker control panel.…
If you visit this page here, you get a display…of the available BitLocker cmdlets.…As with Manage-bde, users need to consider…the specific needs of the volume they're encrypting…prior to running the Windows PowerShell cmdlets.…So let me demonstrate.…To launch PowerShell, click the Windows icon…and then just type in Windows PowerShell…and then right click on that link…to run this as an administrator.…
As always, a good practice when encrypting your volumes…is to first determine the volume status…
- Enabling disk write caching
- Creating spanned and striped volumes
- Configuring Storage Spaces
- Configuring OneDrive
- Enabling USB drives
- Clearing caches
- Fixing drives
- Troubleshooting OneDrive
- Encrypting files with EFS
- Encrypting volumes and drives with BitLocker
- Configuring share permissions
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Storage
2. Troubleshoot Storage Issues
3. Configure Encryption
4. Configure Share Permissions
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