Error 268480357 starting an App-V Management Server with dynamic SQL ports

Here’s another good KB article we published today. If you’re seeing error 268480357 on your App-V server then you’ll want to check this one out. ===== Symptoms The Application Virtualization Management Server service may fail to start on a Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 (App-V 4.5) server with the following error: ————————— Services ————————— Windows could…

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After upgrading a Microsoft App-V server, client machines may receive 0A-20000194 errors when trying to launch applications

Here’s an issue we see every once in a while and since I didn’t see the details published anywhere I thought I’d go ahead and do that here. Consider the following scenario: 1.  You install the App-v 4.x server and set the packageroot (content directory) to an alternate location (not the default). 2.  You delete…

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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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Supported command line options for the App-V Management Server installer

This recently came across one of our App-V email DLs here and since I didn’t see this documented anywhere I thought I’d go ahead and post it here.  Below are the command line options that the 4.5 Management Server Installer accepts: The following sample command line installs the Management Server using all the command line…

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Troubleshooting App-V with log files

If you’ve ever found yourself having to troubleshoot some sort of software related issue then you know that being able to get a log file can be incredibly helpful.  With Microsoft Application Virtualization it’s no different.  There are two primary logs that you’ll probably end up working with: 1. Sftlog.txt Description: The main log used…

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App-V server install error "The Installation program was unable to create the required IIS virtual directory"

Here’s another one turned up by our hard working beta team.  If you’re installing the server on Win2K8 be sure you have the IIS6 compatibility bits and the scripts and tools installed: ======== Issue: When attempting to do an installation of the Microsoft Application Virtualization Management Server on Windows Server 2008, the installer may present…

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App-V client refresh results in error code: xxxxxx-xxxxxx2A-0000274D

I was talking to App-V Support Engineer John Behneman the other day about some of the more popular cases and what kinds of issues those folks were seeing and he tells me about how common it is for new App-V admins to accidentally install more than one App-V component on the same box.  I haven’t…

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Warning 25017. The installation Program could not create the Active Directory marker object for the server

Here’s an issue I’ve seen pop up a couple times so I thought it would be worth a heads up here.  They key takeaway?  Even if you get this warning when installing App-V, it doesn’t actually cause the install to fail and Microsoft Application Virtualization will continue to work just fine.  Here’s the skinny: Issue:…

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