The MAP Toolkit is used for multi-product assessment and planning. It
assesses a network environment using agentless data collection technologies to
gather inventory and performance information. Then provides assessment reports
and executive proposals with recommendations to aid organizations with their IT
Add link to test syntax MAP Prepare the Environment – Firewall Ports en-US
The main areas of planning covered by MAP:
The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) is part of the Microsoft
Solution Accelerators that provide tested guidance and automated tools to help
plan, deploy, and manage new Microsoft technologies. They are all freely
available, and fully-supported by Microsoft.
Prepare the Environment - Collector Technologies (en-US)
Prepare the Environment – Firewall Ports (en-US)
Prepare the Environment - WMI (en-US)
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demo: Deployment planning for Windows Server 2008 R2 and server consolidation
assessment with Hyper-V