New KB - Error message when you upgrade the SQL Server database role from App-V Management Server 4.1 to App-V Management Server 4.5: "Error 25119"

When you try to upgrade the SQL Server database role from Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Management Server 4.1 to Application Virtualization Management Server 4.5, the upgrade may fail with the following error message: Error 25119. The installation program could not upgrade the configuration data store. Please see the installation log file for more information. The…

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Updated OS VALUE XML Tag Reference and Supported Client Versions

The following table lists the supported OS VALUE element options and the minimum supported client versions for Microsoft SoftGrid and Microsoft Application Virtualization.  This element defines the required operating system. If there are more than one OS element in a particular IMPLEMENTATION tag, it is implied that the software package works with each. If none…

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Resolving a couple common SoftGrid/App-V Management Console issues

I had a support call on this the other day and realized that there really isn’t a good blog post on it so I decided I might as well go ahead and correct that situation now. You may run into an issue where the console just randomly crashes, or it crashes and generates either a…

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Some insight into how SoftGrid and App-V 4.5 handle group policies

I came across an interesting nugget of information about how GPOs are applied in a SoftGrid/App-V environment so I thought I’d pass it along here just in case any of you were curious how these things worked.  The short version is that in 4.2 and earlier, policies were applied to the VReg and now in…

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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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