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App-V 5.x Sequencing Guide

Tim Mangan recently posted a great blog series to help you get started with App-V 5.x, one of these posts covers sequencing: He covers theory, tools and his own practices. Check that post out! I created this document a couple of months ago for the organization I’m working for, so I figured I’d also share […]

App-V Recipes on GitHub

If you work with App-V, you are almost certainly aware of the great list of community recipes created by Aaron Parker, if you are not, you have been missing out! In February of 2016, Aaron decided to close his account on Delicious due to them showing unsolicited ads, which in effect has ended the upkeep of this list. […]

Citrix: Explicit or Automatic Packages in Isolation Groups – Part 2

Today, we’ll explore the access control mechanism in Isolation Groups that allows Isolation groups to be either partially realized for some users while fully realized for others.Packages can be added to an Isolation Group as either Explicit or Automatic (see Part 1) Explicit packages provide a means of controlling access to App-V packages in Isolation […]

Microsoft Releases Desktop Optimization Pack – September 2016 Servicing Release

The September 2016 servicing release for Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is now available for download. This servicing release contains the latest fixes for Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 4.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3), Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.1 RTM client, Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Server, and Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) […]

Citrix Desktop Master Class Video – What’s New in XenApp/XenDesktop 7.11, including Workspace Environment Manager (Norskale)

Join technology experts Lee Bushen and Patrick Irwin as they unpack the new features of XenApp & XenDesktop, 7.11 (pronounced “Seven-Eleven”), released in September 2016. Highlights: Windows Server 2016 Day 1 Support Microsoft Enhancements (Hyper-V, App-V, UWP, Azure) Management (New Helpdesk features, Self-Service PW, Telemetry) Usability (User Zone Preference, HDX Adaptive Display v2, GPUs, Linux […]

Microsoft App-V: New update available: Detours Library fix for Microsoft Application Virtualization

A new hotfix is now available that fixes vulnerabilities in the Detours Library that is used by Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V). The following versions are affected: App-V 5.1 App-V 5.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3) App-V 4.6 SP3 App-V 4.5 SP2 This vulnerability could allow an attacker to bypass Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) and therefore […]

Citrix Releases XenApp and XenDesktop 7.11!

How do you make the most advanced secure app delivery and VDI solution even better? How about making it easier to manage, add unmatched graphics performance and make it deploy seamlessly on Microsoft Azure. Oh! And make sure it comes ready to support Microsoft’s next major server platform – Windows Server 2016. Introducing XenApp and XenDesktop […]

App-V: To Manage or not to Manage?

To distribute App-V packages, you have a variety of options. I have saved this for last because people tend to make this decision too early in their learning process. For most customers, a single option from below will meet all of there needs. Some may choose multiple options for the different client scenarios present. A […]

Getting Started with Sequencing in App-V

What to Sequencing On The App-V Sequencer is used on very clean OS images. The less that is on the image the better. I prefer just the OS and Service packs. Hotfixes are usually OK, but don’t usually matter given how you use this OS. We usually sequence on a virtual machine that we can […]

How do I get App-V?

How do I get App-V App-V used to require a special subscription, but moving forward it might be included with your operating system. I will try to summarize the licensing situation along with where to get it here, however as always, your rights are only whatever your license agreement with Microsoft says. App-V consists of […]

What is App-V and How Does it Work?

Microsoft App-V, the App-V being shorthand for “Application Virtualization,” is a component of the desktop and server operating systems that provides separation and isolation capabilities for applications running on the operating system. App-V also serves as a centralized delivery system for these virtualized applications that utilizes streaming technology to optimize delivery speed. What is a […]

I’m new to App-V, how do I get started?

With Microsoft now including App-V directly inside the operating system for Windows 10 Enterprise and Education SKU desktop customers, we need a way to help people get started with App-V today.  While there is a wealth of detail information available online from the community some of it is outdated and most is too detailed for someone […]

How to enable the Microsoft App-V desktop client in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

As mentioned a few weeks back, Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) is now included in Windows 10 as part of the Anniversary Update. What wasn’t mentioned was how to enable and use these App-V components, so if you’re wondering how this works, here’s a short primer and a couple links to get you pointed in the […]

Microsoft to Include App-V and UE-V with Windows!!!

Software Assurance provides organizations with additional capabilities to enhance security, manageability, and flexibility.  Two key benefits of SA include access to Windows Enterprise, which provides capabilities including Device Guard and Credential Guard, as well as the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). With the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we’re reducing the effort of deploying two […]