2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1)

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.

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Version:2010-10Date Published:9/13/2011

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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. 

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System requirements

Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008 R2

Additionally you will need:
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1 recommended) with the Hyper-V role enabled.
  • Drive Formatting: NTFS
  • Processor: Intel VT or AMD-V capable
  • RAM: 8 GB or more recommended
  • Hard disk space required for install: 100 GB
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Please refer to the included "Virtual Machine Setup Guide.docx" document for full setup instructions.

Download the companion SharePoint 2010 Walkthrough Guide.

Setting up Hyper-V:

  1. Install the Hyper-V role on your Windows Server 2008 R2 host (See: TechNet: Hyper-V)
  2. Extract the VM images by running the self-extracting executables "2010-10a.part01.exe", "2010-10b.part01.exe" and "2010-10c.part01.exe"
  3. Open Hyper-V Manager
  4. Under Actions, click Virtual Network Manager…
  5. Choose New virtual network in the Virtual Networks pane
  6. Choose Internal from the type list and click Add
  7. Enter a name of Internal and click OK
  8. Close the Virtual Network Manager dialog.

Importing the Virtual Machine:

Due to the activation and expiration models in Windows Server 2008 R2, it’s highly recommended that you do one of the following: Retain a copy of the unaltered VM, or create and retain a snapshot from before first run of the VMs.

  1. In Hyper-V Manager, under Actions, click Import Virtual Machine
  2. Use the Browse button to select the folder where the virtual machine package was extracted.
  3. Click Import and wait for the Import to complete – the import status will appear in the Operations column
  4. Select the newly imported virtual machine and click Settings in the right pane of the Hyper-V Manager
  5. Confirm (and correct if necessary) that the Network Adapter is connected to the Internal network from the steps above
  6. Close the virtual machine Settings dialog.

Starting the VM:

  1. Return to or start the Hyper-V Manager
  2. Select the “a” Virtual Machine
  3. Click Start
  4. Click Connect – a Virtual Machine Connection window should appear
  5. Wait for the VM to boot up and reach the login screen.
  6. Start the “b” Virtual Machine (optional)
  7. Start the “c” Virtual Machine (optional)
  8. Connect to the "b" and "c" VM and wait for both to boot up and reach the login screen. (optional)
  9. Log in to the "a" Virtual Machine (password below). Note: The Virtual Machine Connection uses Ctrl-Alt-Home instead of the normal Ctrl-Alt-Del sequence for login.

Login to all Virtual Machines using the Virtual Machine Console as the following user:

  • User: administrator
  • Password: pass@word1
  • Domain: CONTOSO

Evaluation Period:

The Virtual Machines contained in this package are 180 day evaluations.  Additionally they will require activation, or re-arming, after a 10 day period after which they will shut down after 2 hours of continuous operation.  To "re-arm" the Virtual Machines use the shortcut provided under Start > All Programs > re-arm > Re-arm Windows (restart required).  This will reset the grace period for 10 days.  This can be done twice.  In order to activate Windows you must add a second network card to each VM in Hyper-V and connect it to the Internet.  Once connected you can activate Windows within the Virtual Machine and the VM will run for 180 days.

CRC Checks: Included are three SFV files. These can be used to check the integrity of your download using an SFV checking tool. If you encounter an CRC error while unpacking the VMs please check your download using these SFV files & then re-download the files that were corrupted.