CLI Sequencer – Creating New Package

My name is Victor Dubinsky and I am a Test Engineer at Microsoft working on Sequencer. Once of my areas of expertise is Command Line Interface of Sequencer. I would like to discuss a topic that should be interesting to administrators who create virtual packages and would love to automate their packaging process. Not everyone…

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How App-V Uses Your System Drive!

Today, our topic will be files and folders. As you probably already noticed, there is another drive (often named as Q), which is not accessible from user environment, in client machines Today we will cover the files and folders which are available by end users. Although clients stream the application code from App-V servers, launching…

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A Story of a Publishing Refresh Request

Publishing Refresh Request is one of the main reasons why we have an App-V Management Server.  Since clients send these requests many times (especially on Monday mornings 🙂 ), you may interested in learning what is going on at the server side during Publishing Refresh Request! In this post, we are going to see the…

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Application Virtualization Product Team needs your help!

  Hi Everyone,   The Application Virtualization team would like to get your input and ask you to help us with our planning process.   We’d like your insight to help us improve SERVER application serviceability, reliability, and availability to create a consistent deployment experience.  This experience can be accomplished through application virtualization by making server applications…

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Globalization/Localization in AppVirt 4.5

Hello All, My name is Shelley Lau, a PM from the AppVirt team.  This is the first blog entry from the engineering team in 2008, so I thought I would start with a new year greeting (in the languages which I know).    Happy New Year Bonne Année  新年快樂 / 新年快乐 …   I certainly…

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What happened to the SGbrowser account?

In previous releases of Application Virtualization, we required admins to specify an SGBrowser account during install of the server.  This account was used to READ Active Directory (AD) and resolve security groups on behalf of the user installing the Application Virtualization server.  In 4.5, we remove this limitation and no longer require this account since…

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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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