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Can two or more persons use the same Bitlocker encrypted device/pc?

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Can two or more persons login/use the same Bitlocker encrypted device/pc connected to AD/a network and/or locally without access to the Company network? Are there any caveats?
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This question sounds funny... well yes, of course they can if each one of them gets the PIN/password/usb token/whatever protector you use. No caveat.
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If you want better answers, then you're going to need to elaborate.

In short, bitlocker encrypts the device and requires a key to open.  IDEALLY, you use a TPM which stores that key.  Then, anyone in a group that has access to (by default Domain Users) or with a local account can log in to the machine.

Bitlocker prevents me from taking a boot disk and accessing your files if I don't have the recovery key and/or an authorized user.
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