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  1. is MBAM 2.5 supported to run on SQL 2012 SP3

    is MBAM 2.5 supported to run on SQL 2012 SP3

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    • Generate a QR Code to request the Bitlocker Recoverykey.

      It would be a create feature to request the Bitlocker Recovery Key by scanning a QR Code with a mobilphone, instead browse to an URL and enter the 8 first digest. For the Security maybe you can combine it with an multifactor authentication.

      23 votes
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      • Force remove PIN on OS Volume

        Currently changing the group policy from TPM+PIN to TPM only allows the user to remove the PIN if he is an administrator. Why not make it remove the PIN automatically?

        8 votes
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        • more verbose error messages

          provide more verbose error messages for the list Even ID to assist with resolution.

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          • After changing fixed drive policy to require auto-unlock, reports show incompliant till the password is removed manually.

            When changing policy
            From: Do not allow auto-unlock + Require password for fixed data drive
            To: Require auto-unlock + Disabled "Configure use of passwords for fixed data drives"
            The password is no longer required and auto-unlock works as needed.
            However, in the reports it shows incompliant until the password is manually removed using Admin privileges on the client.

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            • Add Configuration Manager Current Branch as supported

              Today the latest version that is stated as supported in the MBAM documentation is 2012. As world is going fast forward we would like to see ConfigMgr CB as supported as well for version 2.5 SP1

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              • Need better instructions for simple setup

                Need instructions on basic setup without NLB and how to set up application pool account. Do I need to configure SPNs when upgrading if I don't plan to use custom website names or NLB?

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                • Multiple users

                  MBAM/Bitlocker'ed machines absolutely NEED to be able to have multiple users. Im actually shocked that this is not already available. We need to be able to allow our support staff to have an admin account they can use to log into bitlocker. As well we have machines that have multiple users on them so therefore they need to be able to sign into bitlocker with separate accounts. We also have loaner laptops that we issue on a case by case basis and would need to put an individuals account on it. MBAM should be able to push out user accounts/profiles…

                  32 votes
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                  • Also include a do not allow "READ" access to devices configured in another oganisation

                    This would prevent users from accessing any data on the drive if the computer does not match your predefined identifier. This would be handy in preventing data loss, I find it strange that there is a deny write but no deny read.

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                    • Add visual clue during start up or logon, that can be background, pix or txt, reflecting status of Bitlocker (enabled, disabled, etc.)

                      Add visual clue during start up or logon, that can be background, pix or txt, reflecting status of Bitlocker (enabled, disabled, etc.)

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                      • Allow resizing of System Drive

                        Currently causing issues with Operating System Deployment (OSD) since a 100MB drive is too small.

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                        • Correct the install documentation

                          https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn645331%28v=vs.85%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

                          So does the web front end need Non-HTTP Activation? This only appears under .NET 3.5 which isn't mentioned in the pre-reqs?

                          4 votes
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                          • SQL 2014 cannot create the databses from remote

                            if you try to create the databases from remote on a SQL 2014 box you get an error.

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                            • Extend invoke_mbamClientdeployment.ps1 with a parameter to specify protectors

                              would like to have an Option to specify the protectors like tpm only or tpm and pin.

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                              • Permissions Required for SQL: Securityadmin right is needed to create the logins

                                Permissions Required for SQL: securityadmin right is needed to create the Logins. Create database and processadmin is not enough.

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                                • Save recovery keys even when policy does not mandate encryption

                                  According to the MBAM 2.0 GPO documentation (by the way it has disappeared in the MBAM 2.5 SP1 documentation whereas the behavior is the same), enforcing an encryption policy is required for the MBAM agent to save recovery keys in the recovery database.

                                  In our environment, we have deployed 2 GPOs: one with the MBAM URLs and common settings applied on all computers and one with the encryption policy filtered on some criteria.
                                  We expected computers that are encrypted without receiving the second GPO to have their recovery key saved in MBAM but found out it is not the case.…

                                  5 votes
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                                  • MBAM as a Service / selectable option in Azure

                                    Hello

                                    I think MBAM should be offered “as a Service” / selectable option in Azure.

                                    This would save people the unnecessary “hassle” of having to duplicate work / figure it all out themselves - or paying someone else to do it (I know several solution providers are doing this stuff when it should just be a really simple thing for people to setup themselves)

                                    Doing this would speed up adoption / deployments of bitlocker

                                    It should come in a standardised form with a simple wizard to guide people thro the key configuration options.
                                    It should “take care” of fault tolerance…

                                    38 votes
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                                    • TPM ownership password is not saved in MBAM 2.5 SP1

                                      Using Invoke PS script in MBAM 2.5 SP1 does not escrow TPM password to database (event id 28 does not happen). Only in 1/10 case we saw TPM password in database. We use Windows 10, and also did testing with Windows 7. TPM is 1.2.
                                      - at the start, TPM is cleaned and ON.
                                      - Task Sequence Pre-provisiong step goes through
                                      - The .wsf scrip right after Image apply goes through
                                      - MBAM client 2.5 SP1 is installed
                                      - Using PS script encrypts the drive, recovery key is escrowed, but not TPM.

                                      11 votes
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                                      • Role-based access controls

                                        Allow for specifying or restricting what users/computers certain groups can access to retrieve keys, etc.

                                        23 votes
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                                        • Load Balancer and Machine Keys - Better Configuration Help needed

                                          more help could be needed on configuring the machine keys in a load balancer scenario. E.g at which level i need to specify this key ?

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