A step-by-step SuperFlow for installing Microsoft App-V

This one actually first got published the week before last so you may already know all about it, but if not then you’ll definitely want to take a look if you’re planning on rolling out App-V any time soon.  The App-V System Deployment SuperFlow provides detailed steps to help you prepare for and deploy the…

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Guide to configuring Microsoft App-V to both publish and stream via HTTP

This post explains how to configure Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) to both publish and stream applications using HTTP. For the purpose of this document we will be setting up a brand new Windows 2008 R2 server to offer these functions and utilize a Windows 7 App-V client. When choosing HTTP as your choice for streaming,…

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A guide to App-V publishing and streaming using IIS – Part 2

A while back, I posted “A guide to App-V publishing and streaming using IIS” on the App-V blog and since then we have continued to work on this since it continues to be such a popular topic. The code on the site has been put to the test and as a result of this, we…

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A guide to App-V publishing and streaming using IIS

Because I have received many questions about App-V with HTTP, I decided to create an article to describe the process and the underlying theory of this deployment method. From an App-V point of view, this deployment method is not too complicated, but there are some aspects that have the potential to cause confusion in the…

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Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Microsoft App-V 4.6 Now Available!

The Solution Accelerator team has released an updated guide: Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6. This free guide, now updated for App-V 4.6, provides actionable guidance for planning your application virtualization infrastructure. With App-V, your organization can respond to the complex challenge of managing applications. This guide simplifies your App-V planning process. Updates now include information on…

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How to remove servers from the App-V management console

We occasionally get questions about how to remove management servers from the management console and although there is no simple way to delete a single server from the management console what you can do as a workaround is essentially delete them all and then re-add the ones you want to keep.  It’s a real easy…

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Application Virtualization 4.5 for Terminal Services white paper available for download

We are proud to announce the availability of the white paper “Application Virtualization 4.5 for Terminal Services.”  This white paper discusses the benefits, configurations, and considerations when planning a Terminal Services (TS) solution with Microsoft Application Virtualization for TS (App-V for TS).  Many customers want to find out the best way to configure and/or deploy…

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Momentum Webcast: Unlock Value and Savings with Microsoft Virtualization

How can an integrated virtualization strategy that brings server, desktop, and application virtualization together provide significant benefits to your business? Join this webcast to learn about the Microsoft end-to-end virtualization strategy, which uses flexible solutions and common management tools to deliver unique value and savings. We discuss the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2…

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Understanding the Autoload Feature of Microsoft App-V 4.5

Understanding the autoload feature is important for those users either new to App-V in general or are in the process of planning an upgrade to 4.5 from a previous version of Softgrid. Administrators need to understand the various characteristics of the autoload feature and its options for configuration. First and foremost, autoload governs how the…

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App-V 4.5 Remote Console Configuration Guide

If you have ever tried to setup an App-V Remote Management Console or upgraded your existing 4.1 SoftGrid environment to App-V 4.5 just to have the Remote Management Console stop working this post is for you. Lately we have received a number support calls regarding this issue and discovered that we don’t have any App-V…

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