SFT Encoder Express Edition : The Simple App-V Package Encoder

My Buddy Kalle Saunamäki pinged me earlier today and let me know that he has released a new tool for SFT Encoding packaging. I have not tested the tool yet but will certainly be playing around with it later tonight. The tool looks really interesting as it looks like a new way to package? Will…

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Application Streaming and SoftGrid - dual mode

The was another great post up on the Citrix site that  I really wanted to share that Joe Nord wrote up. It was specifically around using SoftGrid and Citrix Application Streaming. Its great to see so many from Citrix enjoying SoftGrid as a complementary technology to there own solutions. ———————- Application Streaming shares the publishing…

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Working Together - Application Virtualization from Citrix & Microsoft

There must have been some love in the air when Tim Graf wrote his post on the two companies Microsoft and Citrix working together! The fact that it was valentines day added some sentiment! ——————– Since the acquisition of Softricity by Microsoft, Citrix and Microsoft have continued to enjoy a close strategic partnership. Citrix has…

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SoftGrid Public KBs from January 2008

Now I think I have finally catch up on the Kbs! January had some interesting release with the Visual Studio Sequence guide being released! This is always handy! FIX: You cannot use Microsoft SoftGrid to virtualize Visual Studio 2005http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=944478How to sequence Visual Studio 2005 in Microsoft SoftGrid http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946343 Error message when you try to sequence…

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SoftGrid Public KBs from 2007

A few people have asked me for the combined KB list for 2007 so I wanted to post this up! Enjoy! SoftGrid Public KBs from January 2007SoftGrid Client “Error code: xxxxxx-xxxxxx06-0000000E”http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=930633 SoftGrid Client “Error code: xxxxxx-xxxxxx03-00001002″http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=930625 SoftGrid Client “Error code: xxxxxx-xxxxxx24-0000010B”http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=930639 SoftGrid Client “Error code: xxxxxx-xxxxxx0A-20000194″http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=930614 SoftGrid Client “Error code: xxxxxx-xxxxxx18-000000FF”http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=930641 SoftGrid Client “Error code:…

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MCS Sequencing Guidelines

So the team has just published the MCS Sequencing guide! Which is really handy for newbies and re-enforces concept to all the old heads :o) for sequencing. All of us have added one bit or another to the guide so it use to be a helpful internal tool to help people …….. Now its yours…

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SFT Explorer 1.2 (Updated)

Quick Post to just let everyone know that Kalle has updated the SFT Explorer tool to version 1.2. This now shows the deleted registry keys from a sequenced application! Very handy when trying to troubleshoot or understand the reg keys that are in the virtual registry. As always brilliant to use and Brilliant to have!…

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Congratulations Application Virtualization MVPs

I am thrilled to announce that on January 1, 2008 four of our “Community Leaders” rang in the new year as the very first MVP’s in the new “Virtualization” competency. They are: 1. Kalle Saunamäki 2. Rodney Medina 3. Ruben Spruijt 4. Falko Gräfe All 4 of the awardees precede the acquisition and have been…

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Terminal Server Fonts in SoftGrid

Just wanted to ping this up to the community as this has been an interesting talking point to a number of our Terminal Server/Citrix customers. In the past Softricity SoftGrid never use to be able to virtualize fonts in terminal server environments. To add to this In SoftGrid 4.1 Service Pack 1 we released the following…

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Softgrid: Illustrated OSD tool

Tim has released an August updated version of his Illustrated OSD tool: This small tool allows you to explore the xml syntax of the OSD file in an interactive way. Place mouse over items in the OSD file below for a description of the item.  What’s an OSD file? Open Software Description: a standard format…

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