Recent App-V Case Studies

Internally, I was recently asked if I had any examples of recent App-V Case Studies that other potential App-V customers could view. Many case studies have previously been mentioned on the legacy App-V team blog but those were for older versions of the product. Many of our customers are looking to find examples of App-V…


App-V @ #msTechEd 2014 – View the recordings in case you missed it!

We had quite a few breakout sessions on App-V at TechEd North America this year! If you were there and were not able to attend all of them or missed TechEd altogether, you can view the recorded sessions here on Channel 9: My Presentation 🙂 Sizing App-V 5.0: Planning and Designing a Highly Available, Scalable,…


You may need to re-download Configuration Manager 2012 and Endpoint Protection 2012 SP1 Binaries!

The binaries for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 have been updated to correct some minor issues. The binaries have been updated at the Download Center, and also on the Technet and MSDN download sites. For Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, the updated download release of SP1 includes the following hotfix:…


The Case of the Mysterious Open SFT Handle

Here is another interesting one-off issue that was happening on a few machines in one of my customer’s environments. They were using App-V 4.6 with Configuration Manager 2012 managing the packages. The virtual applications were distributed fully cached to the clients (download and execute.) The problem was that the download to the cache would never…


App-V 4.6: Important Consideration for Streaming from DP when Migrating from Configuration Manager 2007 to 2012

If you are currently using Configuration Manager 2007 to distribute your App-V applications through virtual application advertisements *and* you stream from the distribution points *and* you are about to migrate from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012 – you will need to be aware of a very important registry setting introduced last year: LaunchIfNotFound….