No entries in MBAM (BitLocker) event logs

I came across an odd issue during my MBAM (BitLocker) rollout. A small handful of workstations didn’t have any entries in the MBAM (BitLocker) event logs (admin or operational) and if you ran

manage-bde -status

on these workstations you would get the following error:

ERROR: An error occurred (code 0x8004100e): Invalid namespace

This error prevented MBAM (BitLocker) from automatically encrypting the hard drive.

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