MBAM 1.0 Deployment Checklist

This checklist is designed to facilitate your deployment of Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM).

This checklist outlines the recommended steps and provides a high-level list of items to consider when you deploy the MBAM features. We recommend that you copy this checklist into a spreadsheet program and customize it for your specific needs.

Task References Notes
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Complete the planning phase to prepare the computing environment for MBAM deployment.

MBAM 1.0 Planning Checklist

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Review the information on MBAM supported configurations to make sure that your selected client and server computers are supported for MBAM feature installation.

MBAM 1.0 Supported Configurations

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Run MBAM Setup to deploy MBAM Server features in the following order:

  1. Recovery and Hardware Database

  2. Compliance Status Database

  3. Compliance Audit and Reports

  4. Administration and Monitoring Server

  5. MBAM Group Policy Template


Keep track of the names of the servers each feature is installed on. You will use this information throughout the installation process.

Deploying the MBAM 1.0 Server Infrastructure

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Add Active Directory Domain Services security groups created during the planning phase to the appropriate local MBAM Server feature administrators groups on the appropriate servers.

Planning for MBAM 1.0 Administrator Roles and How to Manage MBAM Administrator Roles

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Create and deploy the required MBAM Group Policy Objects.

Deploying MBAM 1.0 Group Policy Objects

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Deploy the MBAM Client software.

Deploying the MBAM 1.0 Client

Deploying MBAM 1.0