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Feature Block 0 – The Publishing Feature Block

Feb 27, 2013 - Virtual Vibes - 5 Comments - Standard

Following on from my post around “App-V Package Streaming Optimisation” let’s talk more about the Publishing Feature Block. In App-V 4.x if we chose to optimise our package we would end up with a FB1 (Primary Feature Block) and FB2 (Secondary Feature Block). FB1 would contain the assets we need to launch our application and […]

Connection Group Conflicts in App-V 5.0

Feb 14, 2013 - Virtual Vibes - 51 Comments - Standard

Connection Groups are proving a really popular feature in App-V 5.0, however how do we handle the situation whereby one application is the member of more than one connection group and both are published to the same AD group? Let’s take this following theoretical scenario with 3 apps (NotePad++, Winrar and Mozilla Thunderbird), apps that […]

Connection Groups – DSC improved for App-V 5.0

Feb 13, 2013 - Virtual Vibes - 9 Comments - Standard

App-V 5.0 Connection Groups build on the success of Dynamic Suite Composition (DSC) in App-V 4.x and presents a much more manageable experience. Let’s take an example, below I have published NetBeans, it’s an IDE application which relies on the Java Development Kit (JDK) being present. I have also packaged JDK separately and delivered it. […]

User Configuration Conflicts in App-V 5.0

Feb 06, 2013 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

In App-V 5.0 we have the great ability to have user specific configurations applied to different AD groups for the delivery of an application. Essentially meaning one set of users can receive an application in a certain way and others users will get the same application in a different way. Above I have published NotePad++ […]