The App-V Ping Tool

SoftGridBlog.com just posted about a cool new tool called the App-V Ping Tool.  I haven’t tried it myself but I can definitely see where it could come in handy.  Keep in mind this isn’t a Microsoft tool so we make no guarantees, etc. but if you want to check it out I have a brief…

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App-V 4.5 Resource Kit: App-V Application Listing Tool

Today, for the final posting in the series covering the newly released App-V 4.5 Resource Kit, we are going to discuss the application listing tool. Ever wondered which applications are running virtualized and which natively in your machine? The application listing tool makes it easy to generate a list of processes currently running virtualized and…

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Application Virtualization Dynamic Suite Composition Tool

The dynamic suite composition tool provides a GUI interface that makes it easier to configure packages to take advantage of the App-V 4.5 dynamic suiting feature. For example, in the snapshot below I have pointed the tool to a directory which contains 3 packages. I have chosen Office 2007 as my Primary Package and selected…

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Application Virtualization 4.5 Resource Kit Tools Now Available!

The App-V team is happy to announce the general availability of the App-V 4.5 Resource Kit Tools. The main goal of the resource toolkit is to enable IT administrators to unlock the full potential of the recently released App-V 4.5. This release consists of the following tools: · App-V Application Listing Tool – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5DA48313-CF6D-445D-AF97-594F194AC759&displaylang=en ·…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Now Available

Looking for a way to quickly and easily assess client and server computers for deployment of Microsoft Application Virtualization v4.5?  Well today is your lucky day then.  Today, at TechEd EMEA 2008 in Barcelona, we announced the RTM release of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit version 3.2 that will do the above plus much…

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Microsoft App-V deployment and management tools

Yesterday must have been The Day Of The Tool as not only did our very own Andrew Montgomery post on the new App-V Best Practices Analyzer but Karri over on the MDOP blog posted on a veritable salad of App-V deployment and management tools include the aforementioned App-V Best Practices Analyzer as well as the…

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App-V Best Practices Analyzer Now Available!

A sensible question to ask is how you know whether your Streaming Server has settings that result in sub-optimal server performance. Enter the Microsoft Application Virtualization Best Practices Analyzer tool. The App-V BPA is a tool used to scan an App-V Management or Streaming Server for configuration settings that could result in sub-optimal server performance….

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App-V tools and whitepapers

Looks like over on the MDOP blog Karri Alexion-Tiernan posted some tidbits about the latest App-V related tools and whitepapers.  The quick list is below but you can read her entire post here. ======== · App-V  Home Page Update – This provides a great intro to the product and the business challenges it helps solve…

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The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Beta is now released

Just an FYI that the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Beta is now released.  Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) is covered so this should prove to be an invaluable tool as you plan your rollouts. ======== The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is an integrated platform with tools and guidance that make it easier…

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MS App Virtualization: New version of SFT-Check Available

Yesterday I posted about a new version of SFT Explorer being available and today I was tipped off about SFT-Check being updated as well.  I’ve commented on SFT-Check before as well so if you’re not familiar with that tool then you can read my previous post or get the skinny straight from the horses mouth:…

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