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Use the tables below to help identify your goals, the MAP feature that supports it and the section of the document that explains the data you will need to collect.

Choose from the following goals:

I want to understand: MAP Feature: MAP Wizards to Use: Inventory Scenario to Select: Collector Technologies Required:
Which Internet Explorer browsers and Internet Explorer Add-ons are deployed in my environment Internet Explorer Discovery
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
What components are in my SQL Server environment, how they map to SQL Server 2012 features, and obtain guidance for migrating those components. Microsoft SQL Server Discovery
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • SQL Server

OR

  • SQL Server with Database Details
Which Windows and Linux computers are running an Oracle database, which Oracle servers are installed on HP-UX, and could migrate to Microsoft SQL Server. Oracle Discovery
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard

 

  • Oracle
Detailed information about which physical computers running VMware or Hyper-V have virtual machines running on them. Virtual Machine Discovery
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
  • VMware computers
Which Windows Server roles are installed on each server. Windows Server Roles Discovery
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
What existing hardware can run the Windows 8.1 operating system and what hardware upgrades I will need Windows 8.1 Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
What existing hardware can run the Windows  10 operating system, which devices are compatible with Windows 10 and what hardware upgrades I will need Windows 10 Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
Which computers are ready to be upgraded to Microsoft Office 2010 Microsoft Office 2010 Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
Which computers are ready to be upgraded to Microsoft Office 2013 Microsoft Office 2013 Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
Which of my computers are ready to be upgraded to Microsoft Office 365 Office 365 Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
Which computers can be repurposed for my Desktop Virtualization initiative to run Windows Thin PC Windows Thin PC Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
Which computers are ready to be virtualized to run on a Windows Azure Virtual Machine Windows Azure VM Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows Azure Platform Migration
  • Linux/UNIX computers
What size and how many Windows Azure Virtual Machines I will need to virtualize computers in my environment Windows Azure VM Capacity
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  2. Performance Metrics Wizard
  • Windows Azure Platform Migration
  • Windows computers
  • Linux/UNIX computers
Which of my existing server hardware is ready to run Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
Which of my existing server hardware is ready to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 Readiness
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
How to collect processor, network, memory, physical disk, and logical disk utilization for Windows servers, Windows desktops and Linux based servers. Performance Metrics Results
  1. Performance Metrics Wizard
  • Windows computers
  • Linux/UNIX computers
How to consolidate my Windows Servers using virtualization and Microsoft Hyper-V Server Consolidation Results
  1. Performance Metrics Wizard
  2. Hardware Library Wizard
  3. Server Virtualization and Consolidation Wizard
  • Not Applicable
How to consolidate my LINUX servers using virtualization and Microsoft Hyper-V Server Consolidation Results
  1. Performance Metrics Wizard
  2. Hardware Library Wizard
  3. Server Virtualization and Consolidation Wizard
  • Not Applicable
How many servers will I need to host my Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Remote Desktop Services Session environments Desktop Virtualization Planning Results
  1. Performance Metrics Wizard
  2. Hardware Library Wizard
  3. Desktop Workload Library Wizard
  4. Desktop Virtualization Planning Wizard
  • Not Applicable
Consolidation and deployment recommendations for Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track deployments Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track
  1. Performance Metrics Wizard
  2. Hardware Library Wizard
  3. Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Consolidation Wizard
  • Not Applicable
How many users and devices need to be licensed for my Exchange Server Software Usage Tracking for Exchange
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Exchange Server
How many users and devices need to be licensed for Microsoft SharePoint Server Software Usage Tracking for Microsoft SharePoint Server
  1. Collect Log Files for 90 days
  2. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  3. Configure Log Parser
  4. Parse Log Files
  • Windows computers
  • Client Access Tracking for SharePoint Server 2013
How many users and devices need to be licensed for SQL Server Software Usage Tracking for SQL Server
  1. Collect Log Files for 90 days
  2. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  3. Configure Log Parser
  4. Parse Log Files
  • Windows computers
  • SQL Server
  • SQL Server with Database Details
  • Client Access Tracking for SQL Server 2012
How many users and devices need to be licensed for System Center Configuration Manager Software Usage Tracking for System Center Configuration Manager
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Client Access Tracking for Configuration Manager
  • Select the System Center Configuration Manager option from the Discovery options in the Inventory and Assessment Wizard
How many users and devices need to be licensed for Endpoint Protection Software Usage Tracking for Endpoint Protection
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Endpoint Protection Server
  • Select the System Center Configuration Manager option from the Discovery options in the Inventory and Assessment Wizard
How many users and devices need to be licensed for Lync Server Software Usage Tracking for Lync Server
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Lync Server
How to determine how many Active Users and Devices I have in my organization Software Usage Tracking for Active Users and Devices
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Active Devices and Users
  • Active Directory
  • WMI
How to determine the licensing status of volume licensed computers in my organization Windows Volume Licensing
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows Volume Licensing
How many users and devices need to be licensed for Windows Server Software Usage Tracking for Windows Server
  1. Collect Log Files for 90 days
  2. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  3. Configure Log Parser
  4. Parse Log Files
  • Windows computers
  • Client Access Tracking for Windows Server 2012
  • For information on how to configure the log file, see the Phase 3: Prepare Your Environment
Which applications in my environment have software ID (SWID) tags Software inventory by SWID tags
  1.  Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Software ID (SWID) tags
Which Microsoft server and cloud technologies are deployed in my environment Usage Tracking for Server and Cloud Enrollment
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Active Devices and Users
  • Client Access Tracking for Configuration Manager
  • Endpoint Protection Server
If Remote Desktop Services are deployed in my environment and how they are being used Usage Tracking for Remote Desktop Licensing
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
  • Windows computers
  • Client Access Tracking for Remote Desktop Services
Which web applications are installed on the IIS servers in my environment Web Application Discovery  
  1. Inventory and Assessment Wizard
 
  • Windows computers
OR
  • Windows Azure Platform Migration
 
If you use the Windows Azure Platform Migration inventory scenario, you will also need:

 

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