Download 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine SP1

The 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1) is now available for free dwonload from Microsoft Download Center."This download contains a three Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V Virtual Machine set for evaluating and demonstrating Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Project Server 2010," Microsoft stated.In a nutshell here are the big changes over […]

The 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1) is now available for free dwonload from Microsoft Download Center.

"This download contains a three Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V Virtual Machine set for evaluating and demonstrating Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Project Server 2010," Microsoft stated.

In a nutshell here are the big changes over the 2010-7 VM set we published previously:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Office and SharePoint SP1's
  • Lync 2010 (Client and Server)
  • Exchange Server 2010 SP1

You can download 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1) here.

Per Microsoft:

Virtual machine "a" contains the following pre-configured software:

  1. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard Evaluation Edition, running as an Active Directory Domain Controller for the "CONTOSO.COM" domain with DNS and WINS
  2. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition with Analysis, Notification, and Reporting Services
  3. Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  4. Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 Enterprise Edition
  5. Microsoft Office Web Applications SP1
  6. Microsoft FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 SP1
  7. Microsoft Project Server 2010 SP1
  8. Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 SP1
  9. Microsoft Visio 2010 SP1
  10. Microsoft Project 2010 SP1
  11. Microsoft Lync 2010
Virtual machine "b" contains the following pre-configured software:
  1. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard Evaluation Edition, joined to the "CONTOSO.COM" domain
  2. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1
Virtual machine "c" contains the following pre-configured software:
  1. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard Evaluation Edition, joined to the "CONTOSO.COM" domain
  2. Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Active directory has been preconfigured over 200 "demo" users with metadata in an organizational structure. All of these user profiles have been imported and indexed for search within SharePoint Server 2010, with "contoso\administrator" granted Domain Admin permissions.

SharePoint Server 2010 has been configured in a "Complete" farm using the default SQL Server 2008 R2 instance. A default site has been created using the Team Site template at http://intranet.contoso.com/ and a FAST Search Center at http://intranet.contoso.com/search/.

Virtual machine "a" is required for all scenarios, image "b" for email functionality and image "c" for instant messaging.