When i did this. just to boot, Linux of windows I had to unlock bitlocker.
Its on my list of projects to try this again. i jsut ned to get a machine
together to run the experiment.

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 8:23 PM, Brien Dieterle <bri...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't see anything there about centrally managed full disk encryption
> for Linux with bitlocker.  There are products out there but no way a shop
> is going to invest in multiplatform solution just for one person.  I would
> look at doing native Linux encryption (whatever the distro offers during
> installation) and turn the key over to IT.  That might satisfy the
> insurance requirement without having a managed solution for Linux.
>
> On Oct 17, 2016 7:50 PM, "Stephen Partington" <cryptwo...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Incorrect, I have done this with Ubuntu. It requires you to turn over the
>> initial boot records to windows and use an application like EasyBCD to
>> manage them. but it provides full bitlocker compatibility with Linux.
>>
>> See method 3 from this post for a baseline. http://social.techne
>> t.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9528.how-to-multiboot
>> -with-bitlocker-tpm-and-a-non-windows-os.aspx
>>
>> I have done this with windows 7, Have not tried it with windows 10.
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 4:41 PM, Nathan England <nat...@nmecs.com> wrote:
>>
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>>> I asked my IT department a question today and may have opened pandora's
>>> box.
>>>
>>> I've been allowed to run Fedora on my company laptop for a couple of
>>> years now. I am using a personal hard drive for Fedora that way if I
>>> needed to I could put the original Windows drive back in and access what
>>> ever I needed.
>>>
>>> I haven't used my Windows drive in over a year now and it's causing some
>>> issues with corporate AD and the anti-virus. So I requested installing
>>> windows in a VirtualBox and having corporate IT join it to the domain,
>>> install av, office suite, and the other stuff I may need but likely
>>> never will use, and then I can easily boot it once a week to keep my av
>>> up to date.
>>>
>>> The response was that our insurance requires the use of Bitlocker.
>>> Full stop...
>>>
>>> Their potential solution is to partition the drive to have Windows and
>>> Linux but both be encrypted with Bitlocker so they could access the
>>> drive contents should I ever leave or die or what ever...
>>>
>>> I realize encrypting the linux partition with bitlocker is not likely
>>> ever going to happen (right?) but are there corporate linux systems that
>>> allow IT access to encrypted volumes like Bitlocker and AD?
>>>
>>> I feel dirty even asking this. Doesn't this defeat the entire purpose of
>>> encryption to begin with? ugh... I guess it makes sense, but it sounds
>>> like inferior by design.
>>>
>>>
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>>
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>> rolling over and going back to sleep after you hit the snooze button.
>>
>> Stephen
>>
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