Book review: Microsoft Application Virtualization Advanced Guide – Augusto Alvarez

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The author of the Getting Started with Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 book, Augusto Alvarez,  has written a new and more advanced App-V book called Microsoft Application Virtualization Advanced Guide. The Microsoft Application Virtualization Advanced Guide is not for the App-V beginner but has a focus on consultants and senior administrators involved in the advanced concepts […]

Creating a virtual package with Server App-V

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Microsoft Server Application Virtualization is designed to simplify deploying and managing applications in the datacenter. With Server App-V it is possible to virtualize server components. Let’s take a look how to sequence a server component.   Click Next Click Next Click Next Click I am finished installing Click Next Click Next Click Close Click File. […]

Installing Server App-V agent

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Microsoft Server Application Virtualization is designed to simplify deploying and managing applications in the datacenter. With Server App-V it is possible to virtualize server components. The server needs the Server App-V to start packages. Select Web Server IIS Click Next Click Close Select .NET FrameWork Click Next Click Next Click Close Install the Web Deployment […]

Microsoft UE-V – Part 4 Configuring UE-V Agent with PowerShell

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The UE-V agent can be configured using powershell, here are some examples how to configure the agent: Every UE-V powershell command must be run under the UE-V module. This module must be imported: Import-module Microsoft.UEV.commands Set the location where to save the users settings: Set-UevUserSetting -Names SettingsStoragePath -Values \\server\Share\UserName Set the location where to template […]

Microsoft UE-V – Part 3 Silently installing the UE-V agent

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Installing the UE-V agent is very straightforward. But when using a deployment mechanism like Altiris or SCCM, it must be done silently. Here is the command to get this done. Sidenote: When installing  the client normally, the registry key SettingsStoragePath and SettingsTemplateCatalogPath are not created. When using the silent installer both these keys will be […]

Microsoft UE-V – Part 1 Installation

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With Microsoft User Experience Virtualization ( UE-V ) a user can log into a different system get a consistent Windows desktop. Windows and application settings will be the same no matter what system the user logs into. Installing the Microsoft User Experience Virtualization Agent Let’s start by installing UE-V Agent on Windows 7: A reboot […]