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Migrating Full Disk Encryption (FDE) agents to Encryption Management For Microsoft Bitlocker

    • Updated:
    • 4 Jun 2021
    • Product/Version:
    • Endpoint Encryption 6.0
    • Platform:
Summary

This article shows you how to migrate from Full Disk Encryption to Encryption Management for Microsoft Bitlocker.

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  1. Physical TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 1.2 is required
  2. Microsoft Bitlocker is enabled on the agent

To uninstall, make sure that the disk is decrypted either via PolicyServer or by executing the uninstaller:

  1. Navigate to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Full Disk Encryption.
  2. Launch the TMFDEUninstall.exe file. A prompt will appear that decryption will start.

    Start Decryption

  3. Once the decryption is done, run the TMFDEUninstall.exe file again to proceed with the uninstallation.

    Uninstall start

  4. Restart the machine to make sure the Full Disk Encryption drivers are removed.
  1. On the Apex One console, navigate to Plug-Ins > Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption Deployment Tool > Manage Program.
  2. Select the agent(s) that you wish to uninstall on, and select Uninstall > Encryption Management for Microsoft Bitlocker.

    Deployment Tool

    Click the image to enlarge.

  3. Wait for the uninstall to finish

There are 2 ways to install the software:

  1. Go to Trend Micro Download Center.
  2. Go to User Protection section, click Endpoint Encryption, and then download the latest version of the Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption Agents.
     
    The installer package includes Full Disk Encryption, File Encryption, and Encryption Management for Microsoft Bitlocker.
     
  3. Once downloaded, run TMFDEInstall_MB.exe to install TMFDE Management for Microsoft BitLocker.
     

    Take note of the fields:

    • Server Name: FQDN/IP Address: Port
    • Enterprise: Enterprise Name on the Policy Server
    • Username:
    • Password

    Information Fields

     
  4. Wait until the installation completes.
  1. On the Apex One console, navigate to Plug-Ins > Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption Deployment Tool > Manage Program.
  2. Select the agent(s) that you wish to install on, and select Install > Full Disk Encryption.

    Full Disk Encryption option

  3. Select Encryption Management for Microsoft Bitlocker.

    Install FDE

  4. Wait for the installation to finish

Additional reference can be found in Deploying the Agent with OfficeScan/Apex One.

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