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This article describes the contents of the July 2018 servicing release for Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). This servicing release contains the latest fixes for the Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) 2.5 RTM SP1 Client.

Issues that are fixed in this update

  • Addresses an issue in which the MBAM agent fails to encrypt volumes in 32-bit versions of Windows.

  • Addresses an issue when the MBAM agent is escrowing recovery keys for removable volumes.

  • Addresses an issue with the MBAM 2.5 SP1 Help Desk reports while using the latest SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).

  • Adds support for MBAM Server that has latest SQL Server 2017.

Update Information

Microsoft Download Center

A supported hotfix is available for download.

Download the July 2018 servicing release now


To apply this hotfix for MBAM 2.5 SP1, you must have MBAM2.5 SP1 RTM installed.

Restart requirements

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

Registry information

To apply this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.


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