App-V 5: On Explaining this New VFS to Softgrid Users

There is an expression that is based upon a well-known book – “Who moved my cheese?” Ah, change – it can be hard. I will confess, there was a lot of “cheese moving” in the redevelopment of App-V 5 from my perception. I’vespoken about some areas where changes have been significant. I find myself doing a…

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Important Information for those still using Softgrid 4.1 and 4.2

If you are currently using Softgrid 4.1 or4.2 clients and/or servers, you need to be aware of the following support milestones: Product Availability Mainstream Supports Ends SoftGrid Application Virtualization 4.1 for Desktops 5/25/2007 7/10/2012 SoftGrid Application Virtualization 4.2 for Desktops 5/25/2007 7/10/2012 SoftGrid Application Virtualization for Terminal Services 4.1 5/25/2007 7/10/2012   As of last…

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Decommissioned or Unreachable Domains: How the App-V 4.5 Management Server handles them differently from Softgrid 4.1 Virtual Application Servers

Here is the scenario: You are leveraging an App-V Management Server that will be assigning groups from trusted domains to applications and/or provider policies. Often there are organizational changes (mergers, spin-offs, domain flattening, etc.) that will warrant domains going offline or trust removals with the current domain for which the App-V management Server belongs. How…

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