App-V: Beyond Trust unable to Trigger SFTTRAY /REFRESHALL under different user context

I recently dealt with an issue where a customer had several machines attempting to perform a non-interactive DC Refresh via a third-party program. This program called Beyond Trust was failing with the following error in the SFTLOG.TXT: [03/23/2011 13:52:50:127 SRVC ERR] {tid=1654:usr=steveth}Failed to open connecting process handle to track process termination (PID 7604, error 5)….


SCVMM: Avoid STOP 07XB Issues Post-P2V Migration by Ensuring Registry Hooks to Physical Storage Filters are Removed

Sometimes P2V migrations fail in SCVMM after the 70% completion phase. This is usually post copy/post virtualization fixup. This could also be a situation where it seems the job is hanging at 70% in the VMM console.  Another symptom that might be noticed would be that the P2V job has completed w/ Info. Often you…


App-V 4.6SP1: Issue with Sequencing the Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 Client

There is an issue that currently being investigated by the App-V support team regarding virtualization of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 client with the new App-V 4.6 SP1 sequencer. It appears the issue is tied to the Classic Client more and not the Role-Tailored client. In addition to the workflow being slightly different from…


Error when you Attempt to Delete a Package using the XenApp Connector for Configuration Manager 2007 R2

The following issue may occur when you are using the XenApp Connector for Configuration Manager 2007. When you click to delete a package under the System Center Configuration Manager node – Site Database – Computer Management – Software Distribution – XenApp Publications, you get the following error: ConfigMgr cannot delete the specified object. Please verify…


How to Adjust/increase/reduce the RTCP/RTP Port Ranges for use with RTSP

To stream applications via RTSP, the App-V server uses three channels that are carried through three TCP sockets. First, the App-V client uses the RTSP channel to set up a connection with the App-V Management or Streaming Server. The server opens two private ports (one for the RTP channel and one for the RTCP channel.)…


App-V: App-V Client Issues Streaming from App-V/IIS Server using XP with IPV6

The App-V Client (running under Windows XP) may fail to stream from App-V Server (or IIS Server) when running IPV6. You may get an error similar to the following: [08/18/2011 10:23:32:058 JGSW ERR] {tid=10CC:usr=steveth}The Application Virtualization Client could not connect to stream URL ‘http://server/content/application/package.sft’ (rc 16D1100A-0000E005, original rc 16D1100A-0000E005). [08/18/2011 10:23:32:058 PMGR ERR] {tid=10CC}Failed to…


How an Enterprise Administrator can Determine MED-V 2.0 FTS Completion and Provide Remediation quickly.

When deploying large amounts of MED-V 2.0 workspaces in the enterprise, Microsoft offers several flexible options for determining on a large scale if MED-V First-time-setup occurred properly. The goal of this is to be able to incorporate this into an existing software/operations management infrastructure. Event Viewer/Event Collections In Windows 7, under the Applications and Services…


Transitioning Blog to Technet – http://blogs.technet.com/b/gladiatormsft

Effective this week, I will be transitioning this blog over to technet. There will be no more direct posts here. there will be only links referencing new posts on Technet. This site will remain up along with all of the existing posts. Transitional Post Below: http://blogs.technet.com/b/gladiatormsft/archive/2011/08/23/app-v-recommended-upgrade-preparations-and-rollback-procedures-when-upgrading-from-app-v-management-server-4-5-rtm-or-sp1-to-sp2.aspx


App-V: Recommended Upgrade Preparations and Rollback procedures when upgrading from App-V Management Server 4.5 RTM or SP1 to SP2.

Before Upgrading to App-V 4.5 SP2 on the management server, it is recommended to first review the release notes for added features such as SQL mirroring support. App-V 4.5 SP2 Release Notes http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff699130.aspx Also, you can download the installation for SP2 here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=25291 Pre-Upgrade Recommendations The following are recommendations for preserving information and critical data…