troubleshooting Question

Benefits of using Bitlocker on virtual fileserver?

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YashyFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
EncryptionWindows Server 2012VMwareNetwork Security
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Hi guys

We have a virtual fileserver 2012 R2 on Vmware. If I was to enable 'Bitlocker' on there, would it affect anything in terms of people's access to shared files etc?

Also, by enabling something like that would there be a benefit? I would assume that the whole point of it is if someone stole the systems and tried to access our information that they would have to enter a password to access the information on the disk? So my assumption is that Bitlocker on an external disk or laptop, yes, but on a virtual machine sitting on premises there's no need?

Thanks for helping
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