Tags: SCCM

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 […]

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 […]

Issue with RequirePublishAsAdmin with SCCM 2012 and User Targeting

Jan 13, 2015 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

SP3 for App-V 5.0 introduced a new feature called RequirePublishAsAdmin which allows Administrators to restrict non-admins publishing packages to themselves if they are already added to the machine. For a full run down of this feature read here, it was on this post a commenter brought up the question of whether or not this feature […]

Configuration Manager Support for App-V 5.0 SP2

Apr 08, 2014 - Virtual Vibes - 1 Comments - Standard

It has recently been announced that Configuration Manager now supports App-V 5.0 SP2 with either of the following: Cumulative Update 4 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2922875/en-us Or Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2938441 Not only do the new releases bring in full support for the great new […]