Solved

Does Bitlocker work with WD My Passport Pro 2TB portable RAID storage

Posted on 2014-04-26
7
1,056 Views
Last Modified: 2016-12-08
I am thinking about buy a WD My Passport Pro 2TB portable RAID storage.
However, I need it secure with Windows 7 Bitlocker.
Has anyone encrypted this particular WD model with Bitlocker?
A pic of this is attached.
Thank you.
Pic-0407-WD-My-Passport-Pro.pdf
0
Comment
Question by:ThomasJue
  • 3
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Gareth Gudger
ID: 40025347
I don't have any first hand experience with that drive but it is my understanding that BitLocker To Go was hardware agnostic.
0
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
McKnife earned 500 total points
ID: 40025519
Hi.

That drive has a thunderbolt interface. I looked it up and http://it-tutorials.us/windows/optimizing-windows-8-security-(part-2)---bitlocker-and-bitlocker-to-go.aspx says, thunderbolt drives can be used.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ThomasJue
ID: 40025742
McKnife,

I read your reference and it answers my question. Thank you.
Thanks also to diggisaur.

Thomas
0
Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

 

Author Comment

by:ThomasJue
ID: 40057446
Update.  I mistakenly purchased this for a PC.  Unfortunately, the WD Thunderbolt drives are for Mac's.  I didn't realize this until I opened the box.
0
 
LVL 53

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 40057701
Not only for Macs. Take http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/not-just-macs-thunderbolt-rumbles-pcs-233786 as a reference. Of course your PC needs such an interface.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ThomasJue
ID: 40057724
McKnife,

I did not know that.  Great article.  Thank you!

Thomas
0
 
LVL 53

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 40057758
Welcome.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you start your Windows 10 PC and got an "Operating system not found" error or just saw  "Auto repair for startup" or a blinking cursor with black screen. A loop for Auto repair will start but fix nothing.  You will be panic as there are no back…
Since pre-biblical times, humans have sought ways to keep secrets, and share the secrets selectively.  This article explores the ways PHP can be used to hide and encrypt information.
This Micro Tutorial will give you a introduction in two parts how to utilize Windows Live Movie Maker to its maximum editing capability. This will be demonstrated using Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7 operating system.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now