Using Windows PowerShell to Administer MBAM 2.5

This topic describes Windows PowerShell cmdlets for Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) that relate to recovering computers or drives when users get locked out.

For cmdlets that you use to configure MBAM Server features, see Configuring MBAM 2.5 Server Features by Using Windows PowerShell.

Cmdlets for recovering computers or drives that are managed by MBAM

Use the following Windows PowerShell cmdlets to recover computers or drives that are managed by MBAM.

Name Description

Get-MbamBitLockerRecoveryKey

Requests an MBAM recovery key that enables users to unlock a computer or encrypted drive.

Get-MbamTPMOwnerPassword

Provides users with a TPM owner password that they can use to unlock a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) when the TPM has locked them out and will no longer accept their PIN.

MBAM cmdlet Help

Windows PowerShell Help for MBAM cmdlets is available in the following formats:

Windows PowerShell Help format More information

At a Windows PowerShell command prompt, type Get-Help <cmdlet>

To upload the latest Windows PowerShell cmdlets, follow the instructions in Configuring MBAM 2.5 Server Features by Using Windows PowerShell

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Administering MBAM 2.5 Features

Configuring MBAM 2.5 Server Features by Using Windows PowerShell