TPM Owner Password Backup

Updated: December 16, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Owner password information for the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) can be automatically backed up to Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). This password allows an administrator to remotely manage the TPM. For more information, see "Configuring Active Directory to Back up Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption and Trusted Platform Module Recovery Information" (


Event ID Source Message



TPM Owner Authorization information was backed up successfully to Active Directory Domain Services.



Failed to backup TPM Owner Authorization information to Active Directory Domain Services.
Errorcode: %1

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