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BackupRecoveryInformationToActiveDirectory Method
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BackupRecoveryInformationToActiveDirectory method of the Win32_EncryptableVolume class

The BackupRecoveryInformationToActiveDirectory method of the Win32_EncryptableVolume class backs up recovery data to Active Directory. This method requires a numerical password protector to be present on the volume. Group Policy must also be configured to enable backup of recovery information to Active Directory.

Syntax


uint32 BackupRecoveryInformationToActiveDirectory(
  [in] string VolumeKeyProtectorID
);

Parameters

VolumeKeyProtectorID [in]

Type: string

A unique string identifier used to manage an encrypted volume key protector. This key protector must be a numerical password protector.

Return value

Type: uint32

This method returns one of the following codes or another error code if it fails.

Return code/valueDescription
S_OK
0 (0x0)

The method was successful.

S_FALSE
1 (0x1)

Group Policy does not permit the storage of recovery information to Active Directory.

FVE_E_NOT_ACTIVATED
2150694920 (0x80310008)

BitLocker is not enabled on the volume. Add a key protector to enable BitLocker.

FVE_E_INVALID_PROTECTOR_TYPE
2150694970 (0x8031003A)

The specified key protector is not a numerical key protector. You must enter a numerical password protector.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Ultimate [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]

Namespace

Root\CIMV2\Security\MicrosoftVolumeEncryption

MOF

Win32_encryptablevolume.mof

See also

Win32_EncryptableVolume

 

 

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