This sample scenario for Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0 helps you deploy the MED-V components in your enterprise by using multiple scenarios end-to-end. You can think of this sample scenario as a case study that helps put the individual scenarios and procedures in context.
This section provides basic information and directions for deploying MED-V components as an end-to-end solution in your enterprise.
MED-V Deployment Step-by-step Scenario
The topics in this step-by-step scenario include the following:
- MED-V 2.0 Supported
Configurations discusses the requirements that you must have to
install and run Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)
2.0 in your environment. This topic specifies the operating
system requirements, configuration requirements, and MED-V
workspace requirements. This topic also includes localization
information about the languages that MED-V 2.0 supports.
- MED-V 2.0 Deployment
Overview discusses general information and instructions to help
you install and deploy MED-V throughout your enterprise. The MED-V
components are client-based and are delivered and managed by using
your existing enterprise infrastructure and processes. This topic
provides an overview of the MED-V solution that includes
information about the MED-V installation files and the MED-V
components that you deploy. This topic also provides a high-level
overview of the MED-V installation and deployment process.
- Prepare the Deployment
Environment for MED-V discusses how to prepare your environment
for a MED-V 2.0 deployment. This section describes the
prerequisites that are required for the MED-V environment, such as
Microsoft Windows 7 and an Active Directory infrastructure in which
you use Group Policy to provide centralized management and
configuration of operating systems, applications, and users'
settings. This section also describes the prerequisites that you
must have for installing and deploying MED-V 2.0 throughout your
enterprise, such as Windows Virtual PC and the required Windows
Virtual PC update.
- Deploy the MED-V
Components discusses the different ways you can install all of
the necessary installation files and MED-V components throughout
your enterprise. To install and deploy MED-V, you typically follow
- Install the MED-V Workspace Packager on the
administrator computer that you will use to build the MED-V
workspace packages. For more information, see How to Install the MED-V
- Create and test your MED-V workspace packages. For more
information, see Create a MED-V Workspace
Package and Testing the MED-V
- Deploy MED-V throughout your enterprise by using your company’s
existing method for deploying applications. For more information,
the MED-V Workspace Package.
- Install the MED-V Workspace Packager on the administrator computer that you will use to build the MED-V workspace packages. For more information, see How to Install the MED-V Workspace Packager.