We are excited to announce that the “Microsoft Office 365 Deployment Readiness Tool beta is now available on the Community Portal. 

The beta version of Office 365 Deployment Readiness Tool, is the first of a variety of tools that will be released in the Office 365 Deployment Resource Kit.  The Office 365 Deployment Readiness Tool 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 Microsoft Office 365 Beta Deployment Guide. The following assessments are provided:

·         Domains

o    Email domain discovery and number of users leveraging each domain(s)

·         User Identity and Account Provisioning

o    Statistical information

o    Active Directory schema and forest/domain functional data

o    Trusts extract (checks for multi-forest constraints)

o    Directory Synchronization

§  Pre-requisite checks

§  Attribute assessment

o    Single sign on

§  Attribute assessment and readiness for SSO

·         Exchange Online

o    Statistical information

o    Public folder, public delegates, and proxyaddresses extract

o    3rd party and Unified proxyaddresses information

·         Lync Online

o    Statistical information

·         SharePoint Online

o    User object count assessment

·         Client and End User Experience

o    Summary of domain joined machines for rich experience/SSO readiness

·         Network

o    Port analysis on certain Office 365 endpoints

o    DNS records assessment

Please check the community site for updated versions of the tool as we incorporate feedback.  Send feedback and suggestions to O365DReskitFeedback@microsoft.com .