MBAM 2.0 Deployment Checklist

This checklist can be used to help you during Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) deployment with a Stand-alone topology.

This checklist outlines the recommended steps and a high-level list of items to consider when deploying Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring features. It is recommended that you copy this checklist into a spreadsheet program and customize it for your use.

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

MBAM 2.0 Planning Checklist

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

MBAM 2.0 Supported Configurations

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

  1. Recovery Database

  2. Compliance and Audit Database

  3. Compliance Audit and Reports

  4. Self-Service Server

  5. Administration and Monitoring Server

  6. MBAM Group Policy template


Keep track of the names of the servers each feature is installed on. This information will be used throughout the installation process.

Deploying the MBAM 2.0 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 appropriate servers.

Planning for MBAM 2.0 Administrator Roles and How to Manage MBAM Administrator Roles

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Create and deploy required MBAM Group Policy Objects.

Deploying MBAM 2.0 Group Policy Objects

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Deploy the MBAM Client software.

Deploying the MBAM 2.0 Client

Deploying MBAM 2.0