Tags: App-V 5.0

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 […]

App-V 5 Versions: The Release Timeline

Aug 24, 2015 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

We have had a fairly constant flow of updates to App-V 5 ever since the release in November 2012. From service packs to hotfixes, we have seen the product grow and mature. However even I sometimes get confused or forget exactly what features or fixes came with which release. Of course it is desirable to […]

PublishingSource with App-V 5

Aug 05, 2015 - Virtual Vibes - 16 Comments - Standard

In this brief post I am going to explain the purpose of the PublishingSource registry value in App-V 5.0 and how it works. PublishingSource can be found in either of the following locations depending on whether the package has been published to the user or published globally: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Packages\{PACKAGE GUID}\Versions\{VERSION GUID}\Catalog or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Packages\{PACKAGE GUID}\Versions\{VERSION GUID}\Catalog This […]

Planning for App-V Virtual Environments with SCCM 2012

Jun 03, 2015 - Virtual Vibes - 7 Comments - Standard

When I first took a look at how SCCM manages App-V connection groups I have to say I was really impressed with the flexibility of the rule based approach of Virtual Environments. Since then App-V connection groups have developed and moved forward, most notably with the recent SP3 release. I have taken the opportunity while […]

Package Update Options: App-V 5.0 Sequencer

Apr 07, 2015 - Virtual Vibes - 5 Comments - Standard

I am frequently asked about the various options available when updating a package using App-V 5.0. In this post I will clarify some of the key decision points and how they will impact the way you deliver your updated package. Control Updates within the Sequencing Process A commonly asked question is whether we should allow […]

Advanced Connection Groups – The Sanity Check

Feb 03, 2015 - Virtual Vibes - 8 Comments - Standard

Since the release of App-V 5.0, connection groups have been a highly rated feature of the release, it is something that brought about a whole new level of flexibility and manageability compared to dynamic suite composition in 4.x. However connection groups have evolved overtime and there are many nuances to behaviours depending on how they […]