Interesting Issue with App-V RC Build and Additional Management Server – Failed to establish a connection to the data source

This is quite interesting and is fixed in the RTM release but whilst your testing your RC releases of App-V its worth whiling knowing about this gotcha that can occur! as it has caught a couple of my customers out. So lets consider that we want multiple Management servers connecting to a remote SQL server….


App-V ADM Template Now Available on Connect!

Just whilst I am playing catch up. Not only did the team post about the OpsMgr Pack but also the ADM Template! The App-V team is excited to make available a RC version of our App-V 4.5 ADM template. It has just been posted over on the Microsoft Connect site ( The template focus is…


App-V OpsMgr 2007 MP Now Available on Connect!

The Peps over in Boston Released the OpsMgr Management Pack for testing RC up on connect! To simplify Application Virtualization Server management, the App-V team is excited to make available a RC version of our App-V 4.5 System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack (OpsMgr 2007 MP). It has just been posted over on the…


Back and getting ready for more 4.5 blogging

So I took a bit of time off to go and see a friend get married! It was a nice break, plus as I was an usher i got to wear a smart suite and looked respectable for once ;o) …… well thats what my better half would say!……. and now I have come back…


SCCM SP1 R2 Release Candidate is out!!!

The System Center Configuration Manager team would like to announce that the following has been released and available for download: R2 Release Candidate build 6335 Get on and download it today (All the lovely App-V 4.5 RC integration is there!!! HTTP streaming come on!!!!!) …….. 16/07/08 Updated with Correct picture :o)


Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Release Candidate is Now Available!!

Andrew just posted this also on the App-V site that gives more info on the latest RC build! ————————————————————– The Microsoft Application Virtualization team is very excited to announce that our version 4.5 Release Candidate is now available! We’ve been working incredibly hard since the Beta release to bring you the best version of the…


Guess what’s on Connect…. App-V 4.5 RC

Get on line and log in and download the latest version of application virtualization 4.5 RC!!!! So lets all get playing and get posting! the latest release is awesome and I really like the new sequencer look and feel!!! This is up on if you have not signed up for it before look at…