Virtual Machine Topology Generator

VMT can build a series of Virtual Machines, including inner VM automation, based on a defined XML file. This XML file is easy to customize to your own particular configuration. This is very useful in education lab, test lab, or demonstration environments.

You can download this tool here at the Microsoft script repository.

Migration from WXP to W7

For a closer look at migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010, check out this two part series:

Windows XP to Windows 7 Migration Using MDT 2010 – Part 1: Building the Deployment Environment
Windows XP to Windows 7 Migration Using MDT 2010 – Part 2: Initiating the Install and Migrating the PC

 

  Customizing and Automating Deployment

If you haven’t checked out the IT professional community hub at Talking About Windows yet, visit today and get recommendations for valuable tools and resources you can use to easily customize your deployment projects from Mike Lewis, Principal Group Program Manager with the Solution Accelerators team at Microsoft.