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Microsoft: KB: SQL scripts to install or upgrade the App-V 5.0 SP3 Management Server database fail

You may be unable to install or upgrade the Microsoft App-V 5.0 Service Pack 3 (App-V 5.0 SP3) Management Server database if you use SQL scripts that were obtained by using the method that is documented in the “Support for Microsoft SQL Server clustering” section of the following Microsoft TechNet article:  Planning for High Availability […]

Microsoft: SAP GUI Recipe for Microsoft App-V 5.0

~ Sebastian Gernert | Escalation Engineer Hi everyone, my name is Sebastian and I’m an Escalation Engineer in Germany for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V). For a while now, one of my responsibilities has been to liaise with SAP so that APP-V 5.0 is a supported platform when virtualizing the SAP GUI, and now SAP has […]

App-V and .NET Performance

This post is about the performance impacts of combining Microsoft App-V 5 sequenced virtual applications with applications that use Microsoft .Net.  I wish this story ended with good news, or at least reasonable actions that you could take to improve performance, but it isn’t so.  Instead it is mostly informational, however, in the end there […]

vCommunity Technical Round Table Coming to Boston, Chicago, NYC – Future of VMware EUC in Person! Don’t miss!

I’m always happy to share with you a free event and none more than this one as it will truly be a glimpse in to the future of app and desktop delivery!  Some amazing guys also host it… I mean amazing, Shawn Bass (@shawnbass), Tim Mangan (@timothymangan), Harry Labana (@harrylabana), Robert Morris (@agsi_rmorris), Raymond Wiesemann […]

New Project VRC white paper provides comprehensive insights on Microsoft App-V

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At TechEd Europe 2014 in Barcelona, the independent research group Project Virtual Reality Check (Project VRC) announced the release of a publicly available white paper with performance results and best practices for Microsoft App-V 4.6 and 5.0. The white paper —based on lab environment testing— contains detailed App-V performance best practices that system administrators and […]

Upgrade to App V 5.0 now, before App V 4 Goes EOL

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Microsoft is encouraging customers to move to App V 5.0.  With only a few more months left from Microsoft’s standard end of support date for App V 4.x, now is the time to upgrade.   In this Windows for IT Pros blog post from earlier this year, author Stephen Rose explains how AdminStudio Virtualization Pack does an incredible job of evaluating […]

Adding App-V Publishing Information to a XenDesktop Site with PowerShell

Adding Microsoft App-V publishing information to a XenDesktop or XenApp 7.x site is very easy via the Citrix Studio UI, but what if you want to automate this process? Of course, you’ll need to reach for PowerShell. What may not be widely known is that you can add additional App-V publishing configuration to a XenDesktop site beyond […]

Implementing a Workaround for issue affecting the App-V Client in KB2984972

A recent security update for the Remote Desktop Connection client in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 has affected both the Microsoft App-V 4.6 and 5.0 client. After you install this security update, virtualized applications in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) versions 4.5, 4.6, and 5.0 may experience problems loading. When the problem occurs, you may receive […]

What’s new in App-V Scheduler 2.2

In short: the vision of App-V Scheduler is to reduce complexity and give you visibility and control over your App-V 5 deployment. If you want to learn more about the history of App-V Scheduler, please read more about the previous releases here and here. What’s new in App-V Scheduler 2.2 Today we are excited to announce the latest version of App-V Scheduler which […]

Configuring IIS Prerequisites for the App-V 5 Server with PowerShell

While I’d much rather recommend that you configure a Windows Server that will host the App-V 5.0 server components via a solution such as MDT with the required IIS components enabled in an automated build, here’s how to add the components with PowerShell. The following code uses the Add-WindowsFeature to add the IIS components that are required to support […]

Immidio Releases Flex+ 8.5!

Today, Immidio releases Flex+ 8.5 to the market, a major version with new functionality, developed in close cooperation with our customers and the Immidio Valued Professionals (IVP) community. Immidio Flex+ serves millions of end-users around the globe every day. With over 500 customers in 25 countries, Immidio Flex+ has become the workspace virtualization solution of […]

App-V 5 Scheduler

With the release of App-V 5 Microsoft radically changed the way the App-V product is used and also the way it is managed. While there is always way for improvements several community people are/have developed additional tools/products around the product. One of the guys is Bram Wolfs, which created the App-V scheduler. The App-V scheduler […]

App-V Scheduler now more powerful than ever

This blogpost will highlight the new features in App-V Scheduler 2.1 and the new App-V Scheduler Central View management console. App-V Scheduler 2.1 is an update of the previously released App-V Scheduler 2.0 version, if you are reading about App-V Scheduler for the first time I would recommend to start with the previous blogpost. What’s new […]

Windows Server 2003 migration: Application Virtualization

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The next migration on the horizon for many IT departments is the move off Windows Server 2003, which will reach its end of life on July 15, 2015. In the last post, we looked at the challenge of application compatibility between 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems, and in this post we examine an opportunity. The […]

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