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Server 2008r2 BitLocker - auto-unlock data disk at boot without login

I have 2 disks OS and Data in Server 2008 R2.  Both disks encrypted.  Both set to auto-unlock.

The OS disk ( C: ) unlocks at boot and I can access it via UNC \\server\c$ without logging on to the server.

I have a share on the non-OS disk ( D: ).

I cannot access the disk by UNC path *UNTIL I LOG IN TO THE SERVER*

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snowdog_2112Author Commented:

GPEDIT.MSC - startup script.

Create a batch file to run the following:

manage-bde -unlock d: -rk "<path to .BEK file>"

Save the batch file to the startup script location.

Note: this requires you have the recovery key file available at boot time.
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