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Can I turn on Bitlocker from GPO

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Is it possible to turn on bitlocker for win7 from GPO instead of going into control panel-bitlocker. I have setup my gpo and nothing there says that it will turn on bitlocker.

Is there a way?
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by:McKnife
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Only scripted or possibly via MBAM agents.
Scripted: as simple as this batch line
manage-bde on c:
(if a TPM is present and active and AD-Recoverykey-Backup is turned on by GPOs)
Or Powershell.
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by:rdefino
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for manage-bde on c:

I get error "on" was not understood.
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It's a parameter, I forgot the dash.
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