How to Automate the Creation of App-V 5.0 Debug Command Prompts

Hi all, I’ve been meaning to write this for a while now and finally have found some time to write it. Steve Thomas has written a great blog post that describes the new debug mode with the /appvve command shell switch but as described its not a easy process to create those commands. http://blogs.technet.com/b/gladiatormsft/archive/2013/04/24/app-v-5-0-launching-native-local-processes-within-the-virtual-environment.aspx Firstly you need…

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Debugging App-V 5.0 Error Code – 0x45500D27-0x80190191

Hi all, We’ve seen this error a few times in App-V 5.0 deployments and thought it was time to show you why this error can occur. Problem This error code occurs when completing a global refresh on the client, but interestingly a user sync works correctly. Debug Looking into why it occurs we need to…

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Now Available: Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 2

This article describes Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This hotfix package contains the latest hotfixes for App-V 4.6 SP2. For all the details including a download link, please see the following: KB2873471 – Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 2: October 2013 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2873471)…

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How to quickly repair published App-V packages

Ryan Cobb | Senior Premier Field Engineer Hi all, Ryan Cobb here with a little insight on repairing App-V packages. A question I’ve received more than a couple times from App-V administrators is “What’s the easiest way to retrieve a shortcut that was accidently deleted by a user?” The background is usually a situation where…

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New HOTFIX: An App-V 4.5 SP2 server cannot recover when an application virtualization database fails over

When an Application Virtualization database in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.5 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is hosted on an instance of a Microsoft SQL Server failover cluster, when the database fails over the App-V server cannot recover and the App-V users receive the following error message: The Application Virtualization Server has returned an Internal System…

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Support Tip: Event IDs 19104 and 19105 are logged when publishing and unpublishing App-V 5.0 packages

~ John Behneman | Senior Support Escalation Engineer Hello everyone, John Behneman here again, this time with a tip on an issue I saw recently in Microsoft Application Virtualization. When publishing or unpublishing an App-V 5.0 package you may notice that the following Event IDs are generated in the Microsoft-AppV-Client/Admin event log on an App-V…

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KB: Understanding the limitations of roaming Outlook signatures in Microsoft UE-V

Outlook email signature settings are a frequent request for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) customers.  Because UE-V’s replication mechanism is reliant exclusively on file and registry change settings, there are some limitations to replicating information stored in locations that do not support this type of replication. One of these is the Outlook MAPI profile.  Understanding…

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App-V Support Tip: Look out for this issue when sequencing your apps

~ John Behneman | Senior Support Escalation Engineer Hello everyone, John Behneman here again. I ran across an interesting issue the other day and thought I would mention it here in case any of you happened to see it. The issue involved Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 (App-V v5) and a sequenced application that would generate…

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Support Tip: RTSP and RTSPS authentication in App-V fails after Live Essentials 2011 or later is installed

We’ve seen reports where RTSP and RTSPS authentication in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) fails after Live Essentials 2011 or later is installed.  This occurs because the installation of Live Essentials introduces a new Security Support Provider (SSP) named LiveSSP that provides authentication support for Microsoft accounts. The LiveSSP provider is included by default in Windows…

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Support tip: Installing a 2nd App-V Management Server instance against an existing database fails with a 25109 error

When trying install a second Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Management Server instance against an existing database that was created using scripts, you may find that the installation fails and generates a 25109 error. This can occur if you are following the instructions in the "Creating a New Application Virtualization Database Using SQL Scripting" doc from…

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