Install MDM Plugin for Windows

To deploy any of the supported MDM Plugins (Windows, Apple, and/or Android) on a Plugin Portal (Windows or Linux), complete the following steps.

Before you begin

The targeted server host must have the BigFix client running and Plugin Portal installed.

About this task

To install MDM plugins on a Windows or Linux Plugin Portal:


  1. From the WebUI main page, select Apps > MCM.
  2. On the Modern Client Management page, click Admin.
  3. On the Admin page, from the left navigation under MDM Plugins, click Install ,
  4. In the Target Device section, click Select to select the Windows or Linux Plugin Portal in which you want to install the MDM plugin.
  5. Under MDM Plugin Install Type, select Windows as the operating system.
    Note: You can select more than one operating system to install MDM Plugins for the selected operating systems simultaneously.
  6. Under Parameters, from the MDM Server Address dropdown, select the same MDM Server host name or IP address that you have entered to Install BigFix MDM Service for Windows. This selection enables the Plugin Portal to establish a connection with the selected MDM Server located in the DMZ.
  7. Click Deploy.


After successful installation, you can find the MDM plugin files at this location:
  • Windows — C:\Program File (x86)\BigFix Enterprise\BES Plugin Portal\Plugins
  • Linux
    • Binaries — /opt/BESPluginPortal/Plugins
    • Data files — /var/opt/BESPluginPortal
Now, you can manage the enrolled Windows endpoints.