How to use k1000 to disable and enable bitlocker for bios updates?

Pretty much it’s all in the title. 

I see people made a script to do it, but how? 

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Posted by: Channeler 4 years ago
Red Belt
Microsoft has a script to suspend bitlocker

You may want to deploy it via Scripting with the KACE agent.

You might want to register, post and vote here:

The KACE agent can also push Powershell scripts, see Method 3 here:

  • Hi channeler.

    I did not mention that I have already tried using a batch script and PowerShell script using the commands that MS provide to manage BitLocker.

    If I run the batch file or PowerShell script manually on a PC, it works. When done with Kace it doesn’t.

    Is there anyone there that has actually done this with KACE? - Vivalo 4 years ago
    • Have you tried the Second Method described here:

      That is the one I use. - Channeler 4 years ago
      • The second method works fine for all my other PowerShell scripts. Tried method 1 and it works for this one. I guess the way that method 1 works, PowerShell is able to use the BitLocker module. - Vivalo 4 years ago
Posted by: tshupp 4 years ago
2nd Degree Black Belt
manage-bde can do this. Really simple to script.

I use sysnative because the K1000 Agent is 32-bit so sysnative redirects to the correct system directory.

To reenable, change '-disable' to '-enable'. 

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