Downloadable readiness assessment checker

To work well with Microsoft Managed Desktop, devices must meet certain requirements for hardware and settings. Each device must be able to reach key endpoints.

Download and run the readiness assessment checker tool to obtain an HTML report, view results, and take action. You must download the tool and supporting files. Then, run it manually on each device you want to enroll in Microsoft Managed Desktop.

For each check, the tool will report one of three possible results:

Result Meaning
Ready No action is required before you complete enrollment.
Advisory Follow the steps in the tool for the best experience with enrollment and for users.

You can complete enrollment, but you must fix these issues before you deploy your first device.
Not ready Enrollment will fail if you don't fix these issues.

Follow the steps in the tool to resolve them.

Obtain the checker

Download the .zip file from https://aka.ms/mmddratoolv0.

Note

The user running the tool must have local Administrator rights on the device where they're running it.

To run the tool:

  1. Copy the downloaded .zip file to each device you want to check.
  2. Extract all files in the compressed download.
  3. Run Microsoft.MMD.DeviceReadinessAssessmentTool.exe.
  4. When the User Access Control prompt appears, select Yes. The tool runs and opens a report in your default browser.

You could also download and extract the .zip archive to a shared location, access Microsoft.MMD.DeviceReadinessAssessmentTool.exe from each device. Then, run it locally.

Checks

The downloadable tool checks these device and network-related items:

Check Description
Hardware Devices must meet specific hardware requirements to work with Microsoft Managed Desktop. For more information, see Device requirements.

If your device fails any of the checks, it's not compatible with Microsoft Managed Desktop.
Network endpoints Devices much be able to reach several key endpoints to work with Microsoft Managed Desktop.

If the tool reports a Not ready result, see the detailed report to find out which endpoints weren't reachable. Then, adjust your firewall or other network settings to ensure those endpoints can be reached.

Other settings

Setting Description
Enterprise Wi-Fi profiles An Advisory result means that you're using some Wi-Fi profiles that need certificates and profiles to work properly. For more information, see Deploy certificates and Wi-Fi/VPN profile.
LAN profiles An Advisory result means that you have LANs that need certificates and profiles to work properly. For more information, see Prepare certificates and network profiles for Microsoft Managed Desktop.
VPN profiles An Advisory result means that you're using a virtual private network (VPN). Create a VPN profile that deploys certificates integrated with Microsoft Intune. For more information, see Prepare certificates and network profiles for Microsoft Managed Desktop.
Mapped drives An Advisory result means that you have some mapped drives, which aren't recommended. For more information, see Prepare mapped drives for Microsoft Managed Desktop.
Print queues An Advisory result means that you have some outstanding print queues, which aren't recommended. One solution is to use cloud printing. For more information, see Prepare printing resources for Microsoft Managed Desktop.
Proxies An Advisory result means that you have a proxy server in use. For more information, see Network configuration for Microsoft Managed Desktop.