PDT XML Wizard

PDT XML Wizard is a small tool to create the XML file used by the Powershell Deployment Toolkits (delevoped by Rob Willis – Microsoft)



The Wizard is still a Beta, because I have not tested all combinations 🙂
Feel free to test it and send me your Feedback!!


Name: PDT XML Wizard
Prerequisites .NET 4.5
Plattform x64


Date Version Changelog
17.06.2014 0.8
  • Moving to WPF and a MVVM pattern (takes a lot time to learn 🙂 )
  • Adding Save/Load Dialogs
  • Changing Instacne mapping to DB Role mapping to instances
  • Changing roles mappings to vm
  • Fixed a bug on template loading causes an exception
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19.05.2014 0.7
  • New Feature: Templating – Now you are able to save and load templates for creating Variable.xml
  • New Settings: PDT path and Template Path – It’s no longer required to download PDT before creating XML but its recommended to download and configure beacause of validation
  • Add Validate Button to start XML validation directly
  • Add Menu – Load Template and Save template
  • Add Product Keys input
  • Fixed a big issue on DB Roles to Servers in XML
  • Fixed SQL Instance configuration Window
  • Fixed the ComboBox SCO Runbook Designer (wrong selection)
  • Fixed ComboBox DPM Reporting Server (wrong selection)
  • Fixed ComboBox SQL Instance mapping
  • Fixed Label on SQL Instance configuration „Advanced“ tab
  • Fixed a small issue on advanced sql configuration
09.05.2014 0.6
  • Add Service Provider Framework (SPF)
  • Add Windows Azure Pack 2013
  • Fixed a bug deleting data disks in vm configuration causes a crash
  • Fixed a bug that the domain definition will be always in variables.xml
  • Fixed a bug that the VM defaults are not changed in variables.xml
  • Add Status / Progressbar and a small logview on finish page
  • Change Menu VM Defaults with components
  • Add Settings – XML Settings for overwriting and backup of the XML
  • some small fixes
  • Fixed issue starting PS Script from the GUI
15.04.2014 0.5
  • Add Active Directory support
  • Fixed Combobox in VM Configuration
  • Add DataDisk count
  • VM Configuration: New Tab „Host“
  • VM Configuration: Rename Organisation to OU
  • Add Generation support
  • Some Design changes
  • Fixed crash on deleting VM’s or SQL Instances
  • Fixed error listing System Center components
  • Set new Icon (flipnet.de icon)
  • Add some new references
08.04.2014 0.4
  • Add checks for Database Role
  • Fixed error, that PS Process don’t start with the Argument „DeploymentOnly“
  • Some new layout arangements
  • Add get Folder Dialog
  • Fixed Window Names
30.03.2014 0.3
  • First Release


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