The planning process helps you prepare for deployments in a production environment. The process starts with conceptual designs, which are proven and refined in a test environment. The result of the planning process is a set of design documents that you can use to build an MDT deployment infrastructure and perform automated operating system and application deployments in a production environment.

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Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Overview of the MDT Deployment Process
Planning Checklist
Estimating MDT Storage Requirements
Planning for Application Deployment
Defining Operating System Components and Settings
Choosing a Deployment Method
Evaluating Network Requirements
Using Reference Computers in MDT Deployments
Choosing Thick, Thin, or Hybrid Images
Identifying Deployment Scenarios
Planning for BitLocker Drive Encryption
Evaluating Target Computer Readiness
Planning Performance and Power Management
Planning Target Computer Security
Choosing LTI, ZTI, or UDI Deployments
Reviewing Known Issues, Limitations, and Recommendations for MDT
Overview of UDI