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Windows Server 2016 BitLocker, caveats, downsides?

Last Modified: 2017-11-30
BitLocker with windows server 2016

1. what are the hardware/software requirements?

2. what are the caveats with BitLocker?

3. what are the downsides with BitLocker? What is the performance impact and other downsides?

4. what happens if the TPM chip and USB BitLocker startup keys are not working? Am I able to use the password method to unlock the system?

5. If the server is housed in a secured server location, is it still necessary to use BitLocker? Do I still benefit from BitLocker if the server is in a secure location?

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