Getting Started with MBAM 2.5

This topic provides a list of links to help you learn about Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) 2.5, its purpose, features, recommended architecture, and steps for evaluating MBAM in a test environment.

See the following resources for additional MBAM documentation:

Before you deploy MBAM to a production environment, we recommend that you validate your deployment plan in a test environment.

Getting started with MBAM 2.5

Before you start planning your MBAM deployment, review the following topics.

Topic description Links to topics

High-level overview of MBAM 2.5 that describes how you can use it in your organization.

About MBAM 2.5

Release notes, which lists known issues in the product.

Release Notes for MBAM 2.5

Information about how you can evaluate MBAM 2.5 in a test environment.

Evaluating MBAM 2.5 in a Test Environment

Description of the MBAM 2.5 features and the recommended architecture of the Stand-alone and Configuration Manager Integration topologies in a production environment.

High-Level Architecture for MBAM 2.5

Description and illustration of each MBAM Server feature, without the recommended architecture.

Illustrated Features of an MBAM 2.5 Deployment

Describes the keyboard shortcuts that are available for MBAM 2.5.

Accessibility for MBAM 2.5

How to get MDOP technologies

MBAM 2.5 is a part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). MDOP is part of Microsoft Software Assurance. For more information about Microsoft Software Assurance and about acquiring MDOP, see How Do I Get MDOP (

Other resources for this product

Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.5

Planning for MBAM 2.5

Deploying MBAM 2.5

Operations for MBAM 2.5

Troubleshooting MBAM 2.5

Technical Reference for MBAM 2.5

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