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Everything you need to know about App-V 5.0 SP3

Dec 04, 2014 - Virtual Vibes - 15 Comments - Standard

App-V 5.0 SP3 is now available on MSDN as part of MDOP 2014 R2, there are some great features that you need to check out! Here are detailed posts detailing the key features of this release: – Connection Groups 2.0 – More Manageable & More Flexible – User RunVirtual Key – Merged Roots and PVAD changes – Require […]

RequirePublishAsAdmin in App-V 5.0 SP3

Dec 04, 2014 - Virtual Vibes - 2 Comments - Standard

Right so pre SP3 for App-V 5.0, aslong as a package was added into the client cache, any user (admin or non admin) could go ahead and publish the application to themselves with a quick and easy line or PowerShell. There weren’t really many ways to negate this apart from custom ACLs on the package […]

Merged Roots in App-V 5.0 SP3 – Free from the PVAD

Dec 04, 2014 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

Before I say too much lets play a game of spot the difference! Below are two screenshots of me sequencing Paint.NET in both pre-SP3 and SP3 for App-V 5.0: Pre-SP3 SP3 Spotted it?! Of course you have. You will notice that the SP3 sequencer no longer requires the entering of a Primary Virtual Application Directory […]

RunVirtual comes to the user in App-V 5.0 SP3

Dec 02, 2014 - Virtual Vibes - 8 Comments - Standard

That’s right people! The RunVirtual feature that was limited to machine targeted packages affecting all users has now been enhanced to allow user specific deliveries. If your not familiar with RunVirtual then read here first for a quick run down. Machine RunVirtual First of all its worth mentioning nothing has changed with machine based RunVirtual, the […]