How FTA’s (File Type Associations) Work in MED-V V2

One of the most major feedback items about MED-V V1 was the lack of FTA (file type association) linkage between host documents and guest applications. This changed in MED-V V2. Through the use of RDP-redirected folders and the RemoteApp-style of FTA configuration, you are able to take advantage of this so long as the applications…

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Tips on Improving MED-V Workspace Application Performance

If you are still using MED-V version 1, UPGRADE! But, if you are unable to due to workflow or platform issues, here are some additional tips to improve application performance for your published MED-V guest applications. Disable Unnecessary Services and startup programs: Regardless of whether you are using MED-V v1 or MED-V v2, you will…

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Various Encryption-Related Errors, Causes, and Resolutions in MED-V v1

In previous blog posts, the importance of maintaining consistency of encryption key pairs across MED-V policy servers was discussed as well as proactive maintenance and backups of workspace keys. The following are some more various problems that can result from failing to properly decrypt the MED-V image that will be used by the workspace. ERROR:…

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How to manage VM MAC Addresses with the GlobalImageData.XML file in MED-V v1

There is no option to manage the VM MAC address using the MED-V Client Interface or workspace policy. During the first time setup phase MED-V automatically deletes the old VM MAC address and then creates new random MAC address. This cannot be overwritten or controlled using the *.VMC file. If you set a static address…

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MED-V: The Importance of Setting the UpdateServerProfileDirectory value in the SYSPREP.INF file

By default, the automatic copying of customizations from the Administrator profile to the default user profile will not occur with SYSPREP if using Windows XP SP2 (with Hotfix 887816) or Windows XP SP3. This is discussed in the following article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959753 To avoid the problems that may arise from this issue with MED-V, be sure…

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Uploading a MED-V image may fail with error: The specified image file was not found on the server at url

Just a heads up on a new MED-V Knowledge Base article we published yesterday.  If you’re having trouble uploading an image to an image distribution server you’ll definitely want to check this one out: ===== Symptoms The following error may occur on a Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) V1 computer when attempting to upload a…

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