Encryption Management for Microsoft BitLocker System Requirements

This following table explains the minimum and recommended Encryption Management for Microsoft BitLocker system requirements.

Specification

Requirements

Processor

Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz processor or equivalent

RAM

Requirements are the based on Windows system requirements:

  • 64-bit systems: 2 GB

  • 32-bit systems: 1 GB

Disk space

  • 30 GB

  • 20% free disk space

Hard disk

  • Standard drives supported by Windows

Important:

Encryption Management for Microsoft BitLocker installation is only supported on endpoints with 1 physical hard disk drive (multiple partitions are supported).

Network connectivity

Connectivity with PolicyServer

Operating system

  • Windows™ Embedded POSReady 7 (32-bit/64-bit)

  • Windows™ 10 Enterprise and Professional editions (32-bit/64-bit)

  • Windows™ 8.1 Enterprise and Professional editions (32-bit/64-bit)

  • Windows™ 8 Enterprise and Professional editions (32-bit/64-bit)

  • Windows™ 7 Enterprise and Professional editions (32-bit/64-bit)

Other software

  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2 or higher

  • Full Disk Encryption is not installed

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

Warning:

Full Disk Encryption is unable to install on SED disks attached to devices using UEFI if these disks were previously managed by Windows Bitlocker. To install Full Disk Encryption on these disks, perform one of the following:

  • Configure Full Disk Encryption to use software-based encryption by adding the FORCESOFTWARE parameter during installation.

    For details, see the Installing the Full Disk Encryption Agent section in the Endpoint Encryption Installation Guide.

  • Restore the SED disk back to its factory setting. This procedure removes all existing data from the SED disk. After the disk has been restored, try running the installer again.