This article describes how to recover data from a BitLocker encrypted drive from a Sophos Central managed endpoint, by attaching it to another BitLocker capable system. This method can be used if the endpoint can no longer load the operating system due to hardware or other technical issues. The required BitLocker recovery key can be obtained from the Sophos Central dashboard even if the endpoint has been deleted or the hostname cannot be determined. The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Central Windows Device Encryption 2.0Central Windows Device Encryption 1.4
After attaching the encrypted drive to another client, you will notice that it is not accessible because it is encrypted by Bitlocker.
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