Install Malwarebytes Management Console

Document created by drossler Employee on May 9, 2017Last modified by jyamada on May 7, 2018
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The Malwarebytes Management Console is a user interface designed to facilitate and manage Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Anti-Exploit on your endpoints.  

 

  1. Your confirmation email includes a software download link, click on the link to download a ZIP file.

  2. Copy the file to the server where you want to install the Management Server.

  3. Extract the file.


  4. Once extracted, open the Managed folder, then right-click on mbmc-setup-x.x.x.xxxx.exe and choose Run as Administrator.


  5. When User Account Control appears, click Yes.

  6. You will be asked to download any missing prerequisites.  Click Install to proceed.  After the prerequisites are installed the installation will begin.

  7. Accept the end user license agreement, then click Next.

  8. Configure your server address and ports.  
    Your server address can be an IP or fully qualified domain name.
    For ports, you can leave the default or change them.

  9. Configure the database settings.  
    If you do not have your own SQL server, choose the embedded option.  SQL Express is downloaded automatically.  
    If you have your own SQL Server database, enter the server and instance.  You will need to enter SA credentials for initial configuration and set the database to mixed-mode authentication. 

  10. When finished, click Next.  The installer will detect there is no database and ask for permission to create one.  

  11. Choose the installation directory, then click Next, then Next again.

  12. The Management Server installs and the database is created and configured.

  13. When finished, you have the option to also install the Management Console.

  14. Click Close to proceed.

  15. The installation for the Management Console starts.

  16. Choose the installation directory, then click Next, then Next again.

  17. Once the Management Console is finished installing , click Close and the login prompt will launch.

  18. Ensure your server address is correct and log in with the username Admin and a blank password.

  19. You will be prompted to create a new Admin password.

  20. The Management Console has now been installed.


For additional instructions, refer to the Malwarebytes Management Console Administrator Guide, Program Installation section or see the video tutorial below.

 

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