Implementing App-V 5.0 Shared Content Store (SCS) Mode

  Hi All :

  The App-V 5.0 shared content store mode allows the computer running the App-V 5.0 client to run virtualized applications and none of the package contents is saved on the computer running the App-V 5.0 client. Virtual applications are streamed to target computers only when requested by the client.

The following list displays some of the benefits of using the App-V 5.0 shared content store:

  • Reduced app-to-app and multi-user application conflicts and hence a reduced need for regression testing
  • Accelerated application deployment by reduction of deployment risk
  • Simplified profile management


  •    To install the RDS version of the App-V 5.0 client type:

App_client_setup_rds.exe /sharedcontentstoremode=1 /q

  •    To install the standard version of the App-V 5.0 client type:

App_client_setup.exe /sharedcontentstoremode=1 /q

   Note : You must perform a silent installation or the installation will fail.

   When you use domain account to logon to the RDS server , you can see the published virtualization applications :

      In SCS mode, you can not download virtualization applications to the local drive.



      Justin Gao

      Microsoft (China)


Comments (2)

  1. Justin Gao says:

    Hi Pat:

    If you are VL user, please access Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center to order.

    If you are subscription user, you can find it from TechNet or MSDN subscription.

  2. Pat Trainor says:

    Where do you find: appv_client_setup_rds.exe ?

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