Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM)
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Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM)

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Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) provides a simplified administrative interface for BitLocker Drive Encryption. BitLocker offers protection against data theft or data exposure for computers that are lost or stolen, encrypting all data that is stored on the Windows operating system volumes and drives and configured data drives.

The Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) adapter connection requires the following parameters:

  1. SCCM/MSSQL Server - The DNS / IP Address of the Microsoft SQL Server your Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) instance is using.
    • To use a specific named instance, the value supplied should be in the following format: {server_host}\{instance_name}.
    • If no instance is supplied, the default instance will be used.
  2. Port (Optional, default: 1433). - The port used for the connection.
  3. Database - The name of the database inside the SQL Server (Usually starts with "CM_").
  4. User Name - A user name with read-only permissions.
    Important Notes:
  5. Password - The user's password. The password must not include ";".

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Advanced Settings

Note:

Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  1. SQL pagination (required, default: 1000) - Set the number of results per page received for a given SQL query, to gain better control of the performance of all connections for this adapter.

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NOTE

For details on general advanced settings under the Adapter Configuration tab, see Adapter Advanced Settings.


Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate with the MSSQL Server via the following ports:

  • Microsoft SQL Server discovery port - 1433.
  • The specific port for the supplied named instance, if relevant.

Troubleshooting

  • "Login failed" - If you are using a domain user, in the User Name field, specify the domain and the user name in the following format: domain\username.

First name must have atleast 2 characters. Numbers and special characters are not allowed.
Last name must have atleast 1 characters. Numbers and special characters are not allowed.
Enter a valid email
Enter a valid password
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