Category: Virtual Vibes

How does VMware UEM work with App-V 5 Packages?

Jul 20, 2017 - Virtual Vibes - 6 Comments - Standard

Over my design and implementation projects with VMware User Environment Manager (UEM) I couldn’t help but pay particular interest into how it works with App-V. In this blog I intend to lift the hood on how UEM captures and collects user settings for App-V and the mechanisms it uses to make this as seamless as […]

Roaming Windows Application Settings with VMware UEM

Jul 10, 2017 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

I have recently been working a lot with VMware User Environment Manager (UEM), formally known as Immidio Flex+. If Ivanti’s Desktop Now powered by AppSense is too complex and Microsoft’s UE-V is too simple then UEM surely sits squarely in-between the two! It has a very light weight infrastructure and still maintains a good level of […]

A Natural COM Side Effect of RunVirtual in App-V 5.0

Jun 13, 2017 - Virtual Vibes - 8 Comments - Standard

While working with a large financial organisation in London last week, someone brought my attention to how RunVirtual is giving them some interesting side effects they didn’t quite expect when running other local tasks or applications. I wasn’t too surprised by what they were seeing but thought it would be a good idea to share it with […]

Conditional Delivery with App-V 5 – RollbackOnError

May 08, 2017 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

I was recently working with a client who were getting extremely frustrated by the understanding that they could only really limit delivery of App-V packages by target operating system. They noticed the option as part of the sequencing process as shown here: They wanted a much more granular way to control whether a package gets delivered to […]

Real World RunVirtual and APPVVE with App-V 5

Nov 03, 2016 - Virtual Vibes - 22 Comments - Standard

Hi All, It’s been a while since I last posted as I have been really busy working with clients over the last few months. I just wanted to take this opportunity to share with you a real world example of how I have recently used RunVirtual and APPVVE to enable a client to have a […]

A Take on App-V in Windows 10 and Project C

Apr 19, 2016 - Virtual Vibes - 2 Comments - Standard

App-V in Windows 10 So I’m sure you have all heard by now that App-V has made its way into Windows 10! This is a major milestone for the product and should pave the way for a much larger scope of adoption across the enterprise. As somebody who has worked with App-V for a while […]

App-V 5 Streaming Decision Points

Jan 21, 2016 - Virtual Vibes - 27 Comments - Standard

When introducing App-V concepts to people who are new to the product one some of the more interesting conversations arise as soon as the word streaming is mentioned. Streaming means many things to different people, everyone tends to have pre-conceptions about what it entails and often the term is misused. The word streaming can also raise […]