Office 365 Deployment Readiness Tool Beta

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Se acaba de publicar la version Beta de Deployment Readiness Tool.. ANALISIS DE NUESTRO ENTORNO ON-PREMISE

The Office
365 Deployment Readiness Tool beta provides analysis of your on-premises
environment in preparation for an Office 365 enterprise deployment. The
readiness tool is integrated with the guidance provided in the
 web edition of the
Office 365 Beta Deployment Guide
following assessments are provided:

  • Domains
    • Email domain discovery and
      number of users leveraging each domain
  • User Identity and Account

    • Statistical information
    • Active Directory schema and
      forest/domain functional data
    • Trusts extract (checks for
      multi-forest constraints)
    • Directory Synchronization

      • Pre-requisite checks
      • Attribute assessment
    • Single sign on
      • Attribute assessment
  • Exchange Online

    • Statistical information
    • Public folder, public
      delegates, and proxyaddresses extract
    • 3rd party and
      unified messaging proxyaddresses information
  • Lync Online
    • Statistical information
  • SharePoint Online

    • User object count assessment
  • Client and End User

    • Summary of domain joined
      machines for rich experience/SSO readiness
  • Network
    • Port analysis on certain
      Office 365 endpoints
    • DNS records assessment


  Operating System:

  • Windows XP RTM and above (x86 or x64)
  • Windows Vista RTM and above (x86 or x64)
  • Windows 7 RTM and above (x86 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2003 RTM and above (x86
    or x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 RTM and above (x86
    or x64)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 RTM and above
    (x86 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM and above

Note: The above operating systems have been
verified to function in English only.  Other languages may have differing
results and are not recommended.


  Web browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 7.0 and above
  • Firefox 4
  • Chrome 10
  • Safari 3.5

Note: The above web browsers have been
verified to function with the tool, other browsers and/or browser versions may
have differing results and are not

 Installation path:

  • Must be run from the c:\ drive
  • Cannot be run from other drive path or
    network drive
  • Installation path c:\office365reskit\
  • Hard drive space of min 1GB free 10GB
    suggested for large organizations with many domains/users

Domain joined PC or server:

  • Domain joined machine connected to your
    corporate network is required

Active Directory:

  • Active Directory is required 

Forest considerations:

  • Run once for each forest in your


  • No administrative rights required
  • Domain user


  • Review and accept license terms
  • Download file (link below)
  • Save file to c:\ drive on computer
  • Extract the
    Office365DeploymentReadinessTool.exe from the download link
  • Double click on Office 365 Deployment
    Readiness Tool .exe
  • Results will be provided shortly
    thereafter (the number of objects, number of domains, and number of issues
    discovered will determine the amount of time the tool will run).

 Other considerations:

  • Recent PC or server
    (non-virtualized) generally provide the fastest results
  • Certain anti-virus programs (with real
    time scan enabled) reduce performance of the tool by scanning each read/write
    operation of the tmp and csv files (text files) created in the
    c:\office365reskit\ folders.

    • Excluding the files from real time
      scan may increase performance
  • Consider running the tool during
    non-peak business hours 
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