How to deploy Dell updates with Bitlocker enabled machines

Hello fellow ninjas, 

I have a problem that recently pop up for us since we started deploying Bitlocker. Our users getting prompted for the full bitlocker key after a bios update. We currently have Dell bios and driver updates pushed out weekly from the Kbox. How can i suspend bitlocker temporarily before the bios updates? then we want it to resume on reboot. I am looking for real world examples and not links to the user guide. I am sure i am not the only one with this issue. 


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  • Did you find a solution?

    I don't think that a process based on a scheduled script running and completing before a second unrelated scheduled Dell firmware update is a very robust method.

    Is there no way to configure this in the Dell updates script? - Darkplace 8 years ago
    • Don't know. Never got a fix for this. - jmatt98 8 years ago
  • ok thanks. - Darkplace 8 years ago

Answers (1)

Posted by: anonymous_9363 9 years ago
Red Belt
There's a command line tool for controlling BitLocker. I can't recall its name but Mr G will find it for you. Use it to temporarily disable BL then resume it and boot-time.
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