Bitlocker question

So I dont need MBAM to deploy Bitlocker encryption on desktops, its just used for management. Correct?

So I have 2008 environment and Win 7 Enterprise machines. I just want to use GPO. I plan to implement by:

-Turn on TPM using script(Is this necessary)
-Startup Script to initiate initial encryption
-Use GPO policy to store encryption key in AD

Anything else im missing?

Im going to have more questions later but I will post as I go along.
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAsked:
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McKnifeCommented:
Do you plan to set a PIN? Or without pin?
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Mustafa L. McLinnSystems Engineer/Systems AdministratorCommented:
Expect your machine to run at least 20% slower, especially on a normal HD. Just a tad faster on an SSD.
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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Mcnife, not sure yet. We would have to meet on that. I would think so. We have over 3k machines.
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McKnifeCommented:
About "Turn on TPM using script(Is this necessary?)" - sure it is necessary unless it is already turned on. It depends on what the manufacturer has set. You might Need to turn it on in the bios/uefi, so scripts alone would not be enough.
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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
sorry I did not find the answer
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