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Nice to Know – MAP 9.1 has been released

Posted by Mikael Nystrom on June 27, 2014

Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 9.1 has been released which is a great to tool to discover what the environment contains before you start doing anything. I use this on a regular basis BEFORE making any kind of decisions.

Download and install on a computer from: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?&id=7826

Read more: http://blogs.technet.com/b/mapblog/archive/2014/06/27/announcing-the-map-toolkit-9-1.aspx

The short story is:

Discover Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Can target a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V when doing server consolidation, improved SQL Server discovery.

Install.

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Starting for the first time.

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Create a Database.

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Select what to inventory.

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Watch paint dry.

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And so we wait a while, and then some, and wait…

The environment.

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Usage tracking.

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Server Virtualization (Consolidation and Private Cloud).

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Desktop overview.

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The Excel reports are nice.

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A tip, before running the assessment for desktops, adjust the assessment value according to this to make sense, not that I don’t use 4096 or 2048 to represent 4gb and 2gb since we need to compensate for GPU ram…

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Desktop Report.

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Hardware Inventory.

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/mike

2 Responses to “Nice to Know – MAP 9.1 has been released”

  1. Basem Shalabi said

    Hi,

    Thank you for a great post… Does this tool give a CAL report for software that installed in enviroment like Lync, Sharepoint, Remote desktop ?

    Thanks in advance..

    Regards,
    Basem

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