SoftGrid Management Console won’t install on Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Just a quick note to let everyone know that we’ve received a few reports about our management console not installing on a Windows Server 2003 computer if Service Pack 2 has been installed.  There is no true interoperability issue, it just appears that we don’t properly detect a supported SP level so the installation of the…

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Setting the Default Content Path

Here’s a tip passed on by Michelle on our Product Support team.  Hopefully by reading this you can bypass this pitfall that seems to trap so many new users: ———- One issue that new SoftGrid users seem to run into a lot is that they fail to set the Default Content Path for the Virtual Application Server in the SoftGrid…

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TechNet Webcast: SoftGrid for Terminal Services

Just a quick FYI that there’s a great webcast on SoftGrid for Terminal Services online here.  This is a prerecorded event that you can view any time you like.  Here are the details: Language(s):English. Product(s):Windows Server. Audience(s): IT Professional. Duration:90 Minutes Start Date: Thursday, March 01, 2007 11:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event…

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Microsoft SoftGrid and ZeroTouch

I know there have been a lot of questions regarding the availability of ZeroTouch for Microsoft SoftGrid (or lack thereof) so I thought I’d take this opportunity to clarify the current state of the product as well as its future as it stands today. But first, what is ZeroTouch? Well, to be more precise, the…

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Some Common SoftGrid Errors

One of the questions I always seem to get from people new to the SoftGrid product is “Hey J.C., I’m new to this whole SoftGrid thing, so what are some of the errors I might run into once I roll this out?”  Well, that’s a great question, and an easy one to answer too because I…

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Application Virtualization: The Next Frontier

So what have we been up to lately?  Well, a couple folks here have been working on a baseline whitepaper to showcase the business value and technical capabilities of Microsoft SoftGrid technology for applications deployment and OS migration scenarios.  Yes, I know that’s a mouthful but it’s good stuff and it’s now available online at http://www.softricity.com/news/ecollateral/public/SoftGrid-Application-Virtualization-The-Next-Frontier.pdf. So far…

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The Microsoft SoftGrid Blog is Born

  Hi and welcome to the Microsoft SoftGrid blog! As some of you may already know, on July 17th of last year Microsoft completed the acquisition of Softricity Inc., a leading provider of application virtualization and dynamic streaming technologies. Virtualization is a key technology for reducing the cost and complexity of IT management, and the…

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