Preparing for Deployment
Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
You can minimize expense, effort, and user inconvenience by implementing your deployments in phases. You can further prepare for user satisfaction by communicating clearly to your users the deployment plan and schedule.
The IntelliMirror tools for managing computing environments for users are powerful, and they can have unwanted consequences if applied incorrectly. Therefore, it is essential that you thoroughly test all your deployments of Group Policy and User Data and Settings before you deploy them on a large scale. Figure 7.4 highlights the process of preparing for deployment of your design.
Figure 7.4 Preparing for Deployment