labbuildr is an fully automated tool to deploy windows vm´s and emc va´s and solutions using powershell on vmware workstation
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labbuildr is a Framework based upon vmxtoolkit ( labbuildr allows on demand creation of lab environments on Vmware Workstation / Fusion
labbuildr deploys the folowing scenarios:

  • Exchange / Exchange DAG 2010,2013,2016
  • SQL / SQL Always on 2012,2014,2016
  • Hyper-V
  • Sharepoint
  • Standalone VM´s
  • Mastering ESXi Installs
  • Automating EMC ScaleIO Installs and any more.
    labbuildr can be updated automatically.
    labbuildr allows for fully customization of network environment vi a central configuration (labtools)

labbuildr is based upon prebuilt masters.
See for details

For the 2016 release, the following changes applied to previous Versions labbuildr:

  • seperation of scripts to labbuildr-scripts
  • this allows scripts to be used independant
  • new scenarios
  • new 2016 Support
  • Support for Syctr TP4 ( SCOM and SCVMM )
  • Support for Spaces Direct ( currently with Blank Nodes/Hyper-V Scenario )
  • Hyper-V
  • SCOM
  • SQL
  • Exchange 2016
  • Networker


Please contribute in any way to the project. Specifically, normalizing differnet image sizes, locations, and intance types would be easy adds to enhance the usefulness of the project.


Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the License); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.


Please file bugs and issues at the Github issues page. The code and documentation are released with no warranties or SLAs and are intended to be supported through a community driven process.