A Complete Guide to SQL 2008 App-V Database Migration

Hi everyone, John Behneman here.  The purpose of this article is to outline the steps necessary to migrate or move a Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Database from one SQL server 200X to SQL server 2008 R2. This article assumes that the App-V database name stays the same on the source and destination database servers although…

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App-V: How to Adjust/Increase/Reduce the RTCP/RTP Port Ranges for Use with RTSP

Here’s another great article I found over on the TechNet Wiki that was written by Microsoft’s very own Steve Thomas. This one walks you through how to adjust, increase or reduce the RTCP/RTP port ranges for use with RTSP in App-V: ===== To stream applications via RTSP, the App-V server uses three channels that are…

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Launching an App-V virtualized application on a Remote Desktop Web Access server launches the wrong virtualized application

Here’s another KB article we published today. This one tells you how to fix an issue where trying to launch a virtualized application on a Remote Desktop Web Access server ends up launching a different one: ===== Symptoms When users login to a Remote Desktop Session Host server using a Remote Desktop Connection, all of…


Important Additional step when Sequencing the .NET 2.0 Framework in App-V 4.6 and above for Windows XP Clients

Here’s a great article I found over on the TechNet Wiki that was written by Microsoft’s own Steve Thomas. This one talks about an important additional step you need to take when virtualizing (sequencing) .NET 2.0 Framework in App-V 4.6 and above for Windows XP Clients: ===== For App-V Clients running on Windows XP, the…


App-V database jobs fail with error – “Executed as user dbo. The server principal “sa” is not able to access the database under the current security context. [SQL State 08004] error 916”.

Here’s one more KB article we just published today. This one talks about an issue where App-V database jobs fail if you have the wrong DB selected I the SQL Server Jobs configuration: ===== Symptoms The App-V Management Server installation creates database jobs in the SQL jobs section. When one of the database jobs is…

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Error Codes XXXXXX2A-00000003 or XXXXXX0A-0000000A when attempting to stream an application from a Microsoft Application Virtualization Management Server

Here’s another good KB article we just published today. This one talks about an issue where you get a 00000003 or 0000000A error when trying to launch a virtualized application from an App-V client: ===== Symptoms You receive the following error when trying to launch or stream an application using the App-V client: The Application…


Error when loading the Application Virtualization Client Management snap-in on a Windows Server computer running the App-V Client for Remote Desktop Services

Here’s another good KB article we just published.  This one talks about an issue that may occur if you attempt to maintain multiple connections to the App-V client through the client administrative snap-in/console under the same administrative account when accessed from multiple RDP sessions: ===== Symptoms When you open the Application Virtualization (App-V) Client Management…

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A known good App-V virtual application package may fail with error 19-00001003 after adding a pre-launch script

Here’s a great new KB article we published today.  If you’re seeing errors after adding a pre-launch script to one of your App-V packages then you’ll want to check this one out: ===== Symptoms A known good Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) package may fail with the following error after adding a pre-launch script: Application Virtualization…

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Error: HP Universal Printing | Invalid Address when using the Hewlett-Packard Universal Printer Drivers with Microsoft Application Virtualization

Here’s one more new KB article we published this morning. This one talks about how to allow App-V clients to print to HP UPD printers: ===== Symptoms When using the Hewlett-Packard Universal Printer Drivers (HP UPD) with the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) client and trying to configure a printer through the Enter a Printer Address……

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Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 client service fails to start with Symantec PGP Installed

Here’s another new KB article we published today. This one involves a conflict between App-V 4.5 and PGP: ===== Symptoms The Microsoft Application Virtualization Client service may fail to start on App-V 4.5 clients running on machines that also have Symantec PGP Desktop Corporate 10.1 or 9.x installed. Attempting to start the service fails with…

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