Setting up an Application Virtualization Server in "Secure Mode"

Hi Everyone!  My name is Gene Ferioli and I am a Senior Program Manager on the SoftGr……  Errrr.. I mean Microsoft Application Virtualization Product Team.  We, the Engineering team, are VERY proud to have released the 4.5 beta which is the official first Microsoft “branded” version of the Application Virtualization product since the acquisition of…

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SoftGrid Operations Guide – Part 2

As promised, here’s part 2 of Brian Kelly’s SoftGrid Operations Guide: ====== 3.3 Remove a Specific Application from a SoftGrid Client PC The following procedure describes how to remove a specific application package from the SoftGrid cache on a client PC. 1. Open the SoftGrid Client Management Console (e.g., Start à Settings à Control Panel…

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SoftGrid Operations Guide – Part 1

Brian Kelly, one of our top gun SoftGrid tech guru’s, recently put together a really cool SoftGrid operations guide that covers day-to-day procedures for managing and operating the SoftGrid infrastructure.  Well, I guess technically it would now be a Microsoft Application Virtualization operations guide but breaking us of the ‘SoftGrid’ habit is going to be…

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Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is Now Available in Beta!

Hello everyone! We are incredibly excited to announce that after a long, tough road, Microsoft Application Virtualization is now ready for beta!!! This beta represents a lot of blood, sweat and tears by the team, but we believe it was well worth it to bring you a quality product and we think you will agree…

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SoftGrid Client Error Code: 410038-0060922C-800736B1

Here’s another common issue we get from time to time that I think deserves a little pub: ====== SYMPTOMS When you try to start a sequenced application in the Microsoft SoftGrid Client, the application does not start. Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following error message: The SoftGrid Client could not…

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SoftGrid Error: A Remoting Error Occurred. Error Code: 0000C824

We’ve seen a couple of these lately so I want to send a heads up in case you run into it: SYMPTOMS When you try to connect to the SoftGrid Management Web Service from the SoftGrid Management Console, the connection is unsuccessful. Additionally, you receive the following error message: A remoting error occurred. Make sure…

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The SoftGrid-sequencer-setup.exe File Incorrectly Reports v4.1.1

If you happen to download the latest version of MDOP (SW_CD_Dsktp_Optimization_Pck_SA_2007_English_1_MLF_X13-63487.EXE) then you might notice that the softgrid-sequencer-setup.exe file reports being version 4.1.1 even though MDOP should include version 4.2.  Never fear, you really do have version 4.2, it’s just that the setup file itself got mislabeled with the wrong version info.  Once you actually…

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Webcast: Optimizing Desktop Management with System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization (Level 300)

For details see http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032358169&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US. ====== Language(s): English. Product(s): System Center. Audience(s): IT Professionals. Duration: 60 Minutes Start Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event Overview One of the biggest challenges IT departments face in today’s organization is reducing the cost of managing their desktops. Broader demands from the business,…

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Announcing a Couple Changes in Regards to Microsoft SoftGrid Support

Please be aware of the following changes in regards to SoftGrid on http://support.microsoft.com Customers can now submit SoftGrid cases online through Microsoft Premier Online (https://premier.microsoft.com) and the Online Assistance Support pages. The SoftGrid solution center on support.microsoft.com: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/12357 This page has been up for a while but now also has a link added to it…

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OSD Cleaner and OSD Updating Tool

I came across an interesting sounding tool in one of the SoftGrid forums that I thought you might useful. Here’s what the author says about it: ====== I have created a new tool to cleanup OSD Files for my personal use. It can be downloaded from http://mayankjohri.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/mayaosdhelpermsi.doc Kindly rename it to .msi before using. The…

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