KB: A Microsoft Application Virtualization MSI run from a mapped drive fails to install the virtual package

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where a Microsoft Application Virtualization MSI run from a mapped drive fails to install the virtual package. ===== Symptoms Consider the following scenario: – You have created a Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Virtual Package and placed the package contents on a…

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KB: Current list of App-V 4.5 and 4.6 file versions

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one details the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) file versions currently available. ===== This article is a quick reference to determine Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) file versions. This is helpful to support personnel in determining if an environment is using the latest binaries. The build version number…

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App-V 5.0 – Management Server Automation – SMB Streaming

Hi all, As part of the 4.5 Management server we had no way of automatically adding packages to the management server and publishing them to client. One of the key improvements in the App-V 5.0 Management Server is the ability to automatically add and publish packages. As part of the App-V 5.0 beta 2 release…

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App-V 5.0 – Convert Legacy Packages to the new file format

Hi all, In a previous post we showed how easy it is to test App-V legacy packages, now we’re going to convert automatically these packages to the new App-V 5.0 format. http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualworld/archive/2012/10/24/app-v-5-0-legacy-package-conversion-report-creation.aspx To complete this we’re going to use the “ConvertFrom-AppvLegacyPackage” cmdlet from the App-V 5.0 Beta 2 release. ConvertFrom-AppvLegacyPackage Converts each package to the…

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App-V 5.0 – Legacy Package Conversion Report Creation

Hi all, Imagine the scenario, you have 200 packages created with 4.5+ and you want to test that they will work with App-V 5.0, how do we accomplish this? As part of the App-V 5.0 beta 2 release it offers the ability to automatically test legacy packages to see if they are compatible for package…

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