Making Applications Compatible with Windows 7 in a Virtualized Environment

I must visit and meet 1000’s of different customers over the course of a calendar year. I spend alot of that time discussing App-V and in these discussions around app-v i have a number of discussions around moving/migrating operating systems. On top of these discussions I end up talking about the Microsoft application compatibility toolkit…


Getting to Grip with the App-V Server Log File (sft-server.log)

Now I have been chatting with Aaron Parker about doing this blog entry for weeks and just never found the time to do this, well with the Easter weekend upon us and a workshop for which I need to complete a section on Log File analysis this seemed a good time to do it! The…


IPD Guide Release Announcement: Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team has released a new guide: Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization. This guide outlines the critical infrastructure design elements that are crucial to a successful implementation of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V). The reader is guided through the four-step process of designing components, layout, and connectivity in a logical, sequential order….


Where to find the App-V Documentation

By buddy Peter Ballantyne pinged me earlier on to let me know that he posted some info ion where to find App-V documentation. Now just to put some meat around this, these documents are my lifeline, Pete has done some sterling work to bring the docs up to speed for app-v!! To put it in…


TechNet Webcasts for System Center Virtual Machine Manager

A great set up resources for you to enjoy. Building on Your Existing Virtual Environment (Level 300) In this webcast, we look at how to use Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 to manage virtual environments and migrate to an environment based on Hyper-V. Consolidation and Rapid Provisioning (Level 300) Learn how…


IT Management Community Hub is Live on TechNet

The new Microsoft TechNet IT Management Community Hub is ready for you to participate. Connect, find resources, and get the information you need. Check out webcasts and podcasts from industry leaders, blogs by subject matter experts, community forums and more. And that’s just the beginning.


App-V Server Sizing and Perf Whitepaper

This one is a great guide and whitepaper! Everyone should download and read this. To add there are some very interesting stats between RTSP(S) and HTTP(s) Download and read today! App-V 4.5 Server Sizing Guide This document was built to support designers and architects of Microsoft® Application Virtualization 4.5 infrastructures. Included in this document are…


App-V Cache Configuration Tool running silently

One of the best features in the resource kit is the App-V Cache Configuration Tool. So far it has got me fixed up on a number of really silly issues when I have been testing App-V and left my self short. Once you download the tool from …. and extract the tool to its separate…


Merge and Override Settings for the Virtual Registry and File System in the App-V Sequencer

You can either merge or override file directories or registry keys in an App-V/SoftGrid package with the App-V/SoftGrid Client OS using the following Sequencer check boxes: Virtual Registry 1. Override Local Key 2. Merge with Local Key – You can also choose to ignore the hosting system’s keys by selecting Override Local Key, or you…


20-Part Webcast Series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

Yung Chou an IT Pro Evangelist has recently posted a 20 part webcast series on MS Virtualization solution. I have nab the links to the webcasts so that you can all sign up. In Yung words…… Our team of IT Pro Evangelists including: Kevin Remde, Matt Hester, Chris Avis, Chris Henley, and Yung Chou is…