Niall Brady had just published a new great article, that will explain how to sequence virtual applications (APP-V version 5), and how to deploy them using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SCCM). Read the full article here:
The Microsoft Application Virtualization ADM template configures client settings for the App-V Windows Desktop Client and for the Terminal Services client. The ADM template centrally manages common client configurations by using an existing Group Policy infrastructure and includes settings for communication, client interface, and permissions.
Feature Bullet Summary: The ADM Template for App-V 4.5 provides central client settings administration for App-V 4.5 deployment, including the following:
- Client permissions
- Client interface behavior
- Client communication settings
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There are a couple of new virtual labs up for us play with!!!
In this lab, you will walk-through performing a Virtual File System (VFS) installation of an application as well as a sequencing of a web-based plug-in. Before working on this lab, you should be familiar with the basic concepts of the SoftGrid environment. NoteBy registering for this Virtual Lab - you will receive a one-time follow up call from a Microsoft representative to inform you of special discounts and offers related to products and servicesMore >
This week Microsoft released the latest version of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance (MDOP) on http://licensing.microsoft.com, including the SoftGrid 4.2 Client and Sequencer which add Vista compatibility.
The CD image also contains the Diagnostic and Recovery Toolkit, Asset Inventory Service, Advanced Group Policy Management and System Center Desktop Error Monitoring. For more information on these other products see this MDOP overview page.
The SoftGrid versions in the MDOP package include:
- The SoftGrid Virtual Application Server (VAS) version 22.214.171.1242