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Install Baseline Configuration Analyzer

FineBuild can install and configure the Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer (MBCA) as part of the SQL Server install process.
If you do not want to include Baseline Configuration Analyzer in your FineBuild install, then do not download it.

Baseline Configuration Analyzer is written by Microsoft. It was chosen to be included in FineBuild because it is required by the SQL Server Best Practice Analyzer.

Baseline Configuration Analyzer home page There is no home page for the Baseline Configuration Analyzer
Baseline Configuration Analyzer download http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=16475
Baseline Configuration Analyzer Tutorial http://www.malwarehelp.org/using-microsoft-baseline-security.html

FineBuild Baseline Configuration Analyzer Install

Automated silent installation of Baseline Configuration Analyzer is performed by Process Id 4AA and is controlled by the parameters below:

Install Parameter Build SQL2005 SQL2008 SQL2008 R2 SQL2012 SQL2014
SetupMBCA FULL No No No No No
SetupSQLTools No No No No No
SetupMBCA WORKSTATION No No No No No
SetupSQLTools Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SetupMBCA CLIENT No No No No No
setupSQLTools Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

FineBuild also uses the following parameters to help install MBCA:
Parameter Default Value Description
MBCAX86msi MBCA_Setup32.msi Name of MBCA install file for 32-bit servers
MBCAX64msi MBCA_Setup64.msi Name of MBCA install file for 64-bit servers

If you Install SQL Best Practice Analyzer, then Baseline Configuration Analyzer will always be installed.

MBCA can also be installed by adding the following parameters at run time:
/SetupMBCA:Yes
/InstSQLTools:Yes

The FineBuild install for Baseline Configuration Analyzer includes the following:
  • Perform a Baseline Configuration Analyzer install

Manual Baseline Configuration Analyzer Install

The following steps show what you would have to do to install Baseline Configuration Analyzer manually. FineBuild does all of this work for you automatically.

Install Baseline Configuration Analyzer

1) Navigate to the Additional Components folder and double-click on the following:

X86 System MBCA_Setup32.msi
X64 System MBCA_Setup64.msi

MBCAExplorer.png
2) The Welcome screen is displayed. Click Next to continue.
MBCAWelcome.png
3) Accept the License Agreement and click Next to continue.
MBCALicense.png
4) Accept the defaults for install location. Click Next to continue.
MBCADestination.png
5) Setup is ready to begin installation. Click Install to continue.
MBCAReady.png
6) Wait while the MBCA install is running.
MBCAProgress.png
7) Setup has installed the Baseline Configuration Analyzer successfully. Click Finish to end.
MBCAComplete.png
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Last edited Oct 8, 2014 at 10:52 AM by EdVassie, version 11