Tip of the Day: Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit v9.6 is available

Today’s Tip…

This new version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit provides agentless discovery, inventory and assessment for a variety of scenarios.

Download - https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/confirmation.aspx?id=7826


  • 41 MAP Sample Documents
  • MAP Training Kit with Demo Exercises
  • MAP Installer
    • Can be installed on any supported OS (client or server)
    • .NET Framework 4.5 is required
    • By default, MAP will install SQL Server 2012 Express LocalDB
      • Should you prefer to utilize an existing SQL instance (SQL Server 2008 or newer), you must create an instance named “MAPS” prior to running the MAP installer.
    • Collation Order of DB engine needs to be set to “SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS”
      • This is the default setting if your Windows System Locale is EN-US
      • For other default collations in SQL Server Setup by Windows System Locale, check here.
  • Read Me file contains the above information and more


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