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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

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The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process.
  • Quick Details

    Version:
    Date Published:

    9.0

    10/02/2014

    File Name:
    File Size:

    MapSetup.exe

    71.4 MB

    MAP_Sample_Documents.zip

    1.4 MB

    MAP_Training_Kit.zip

    63.5 MB

    readme.htm

    17 KB

      The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) is an agentless, automated, multi-product planning and assessment tool for quicker and easier desktop, server and cloud migrations. MAP provides detailed readiness assessment reports and executive proposals with extensive hardware and software information, and actionable recommendations to help organizations accelerate their IT infrastructure planning process, and gather more detail on assets that reside within their current environment. MAP also provides server utilization data for Hyper-V server virtualization planning; identifying server placements, and performing virtualization candidate assessments. Learn more.

      The MAP Toolkit includes the following components:
      • MAPSetup.exe. Installation package containing the tool and SQL LocalDB.
      • readme_en.htm. Available as a separate download. Provides information to read before installing the MAP Toolkit, including installation prerequisites and known issues.
      • MAP_Sample_Documents.zip. Available as a separate download. Contains sample reports and proposals.
      • MAP_Training_Kit.zip. Available as a separate download. Contains sample database and instructions for completing various exercises.


  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating Systems:

    Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2


      Hardware Requirements:

      A computer with at least the following minimum configuration:
      • A dual-core 1.5GHz processor
      • 2.0 GB of RAM
      • 1 GB of available disk space
      • Network adapter card
      • Graphics adapter that supports 1024x768 or higher resolution. At 1024x768, using a DPI setting of more than 100% is not supported. At higher resolutions, DPI settings higher than 100% are supported.
      Note: Inventory, assessment, and reporting performance are based primarily on the speed of the CPU and the amount of available RAM.

      Software Requirements:
      • Operating system. Any of the following:
        • Windows 8.1 (Professional and Enterprise editions only)
        • Windows 8 (Professional and Enterprise editions only)
        • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions only)
        • Windows Server 2012 R2
        • Windows Server 2012
        • Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
      • .NET Framework 4.5 (download from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=389161)
      • Installation of all updates for the operating system. Note: In some cases updates may not install automatically. To download updates for your computer manually, go to http://update.microsoft.com.
      • By default, the MAP Toolkit will install SQL Server 2012 Express LocalDB during setup. You may also use an existing installation of SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, or SQL Server 2012 if you create an instance named "MAPS" before running the MAP Toolkit installer. The MAP Toolkit requires the collation order of the database engine to be set to "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS".
      Notes:
      • Some of these prerequisites require restarting your computer. You may have to restart multiple times if all the prerequisites are not met prior to running Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit setup.

      Scenario-dependent requirements:
      • For machines that will be used to run the Forefront Endpoint Protection Usage Tracking, Lync Usage Tracking, Exchange Server Usage Tracking, or Volume Licensing scenarios, please note: PowerShell 2.0 or higher must be installed.
      • For machines that will be used to collect Oracle schema information, please note: The 64 bit Oracle client must be installed on the MAP machine to collect the schema information. If the 64 bit client is not installed, MAP will only be able to collect instance information. MAP will not collect schema information if the 32 bit Oracle client is installed.
  • Instructions

    • Solution Accelerators are free, scenario-based guides and automations designed to help IT Professionals who are proactively planning, deploying, and operating IT systems using Microsoft products and technologies. Solution Accelerator scenarios focus on security and compliance, management and infrastructure, and communication and collaboration.

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