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Deploying Exchange Server 2013 with BitLocker enabled on WIndows Server 2012 VM ?

Posted on 2013-11-17
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Hi All,

I wonder if it is possible to deploy MS Exchange Server Mailbox and CAS server role with Bit Locker Drive Encryption enabled ?

It will be deployed as VMware ESXi 5.1 virtual machine on Windows Server 2012 guest OS VM.
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by:Sai Prasad Kinnera
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Yes, Bit locker feature is supported on exchange 2013, Go through below document and search for bit locker, Note: make sure you go through limitations as well..

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee832792(v=exchg.150).aspx
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Thank you, so in this case can I actually put the BitLocker drive in another VMDK or local drive partition ?
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I would prefer to put bitlocker drive on same vmdk (shared LUN), I would recommend to test yourself in your environment before any changes and make sure you have backups before trying anything.
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by:Senior IT System Engineer
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Thanks man, does this means: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2036142 that BitLocker is not supported to be run inside production VM ?
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Thanks !
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