App-V 5: On the LocationProvider and the IgnoreLocationProvider Feature

In a previous blog entry, (http://blogs.technet.com/b/gladiatormsft/archive/2014/12/10/app-v-5-on-the-packagesourceroot.aspx) I discussed the PackageSourceRoot override and how it can be used to control source content locations for packages. There is another option for overriding source content locations for App-V packages: the LocationProvider registry value located in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Streaming. This registry value is not designed to be changed or adjusted manually….


App-V 5: On the PackageSourceRoot

One way App-V client administrators are able to centrally control and override content streaming locations has been through a client-based content-path override. In App-V 5, this is called the PackageSourceRoot configuration item. The PackageSourceRoot configuration item is used to override the Package URL of the individual package retrieved from the publishing server. Otherwise, the package…


My Own App-V 5 Heart of Darkness

Today I became an idiot. Fortunately, it did not last long . . . So I am refining and tuning my test Shared Content Store configuration in search of finding every possible way of tuning and optimizing its performance, and I found myself inside my own Joseph Conrad novel. To say that I was figuratively…