MBAM 1.0 Planning Checklist

You can use this checklist to plan and prepare your computing environment for Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) deployment.

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This checklist outlines the recommended steps and a high-level list of items to consider when you plan for an MBAM deployment. We recommend that you copy this checklist into a spreadsheet program and customize it for your use.

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Review the “getting started” information about MBAM to gain a basic understanding of the product before you begin the deployment planning.

Getting Started with MBAM 1.0

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Plan for MBAM 1.0 Deployment Prerequisites and prepare your computing environment.

MBAM 1.0 Deployment Prerequisites

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Plan for and configure MBAM Group Policy requirements.

Planning for MBAM 1.0 Group Policy Requirements

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Plan for and create necessary Active Directory Domain Services security groups and plan for MBAM local security group membership requirements.

Planning for MBAM 1.0 Administrator Roles

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Review the MBAM 1.0 Supported Configurations documentation to ensure hardware that meets MBAM installation system requirements is available.

MBAM 1.0 Supported Configurations

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Plan for MBAM Server feature deployment.

Planning for MBAM 1.0 Server Deployment

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Plan for MBAM Client deployment.

Planning for MBAM 1.0 Client Deployment

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Validate your deployment plan in a lab environment.

Evaluating MBAM 1.0

Planning for MBAM 1.0