I am trying to create a storage solution for multiple users working offline. Our info sec team will not permit the use of a NAS device as all storage devices must use BitLocker Encryption.
We have attempted to connect users to a router via Ethernet cables and attach a drive to the router via USB. When the drive is not encrypted this works, when the drive is encrypted users can see and access the drive but there is no prompt for BitLocker password and data remains encrypted/illegible.
Does anyone know if read/write access can be granted by BitLocker on a drive connected thru a router?
Router: AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router
Drives: Multiple Generic Thumb Drives
I am open to any suggestions regarding alternative ways to give multiple users read/write access to a common storage point that is encrypted via BitLocker in an offline setting.