Fixing WinZip MSI error when sequencing with AppV 5.x 2

Fixing WinZip MSI error when sequencing with AppV 5.x
In AppV 5.x I have been sequencing applications pointing the primary virtual application directory (PVAD) to a dummy folder like C:\apps. The primary virtual application directory is the location where the virtual file system (VFS) will be created during sequencing. The reason for using a dummy folder is the inability of AppV connection groups to ...

Unexpected behaviour when upgrading AppV 5.0 SP1 sequences

Unexpected behaviour when upgrading AppV 5.0 SP1 sequences
One of my students noticed some unexpected behaviour when upgrading an AppV 5.0 sequence for the second time. I haven’t run into this unexpected behaviour earlier because normally I make a new sequence every single time. In AppV 4.x the standard behaviour was to append the internal version number associated with the sequence to the .sft output file. ...

Removing all AppV 5.0 sequences at once 1

In AppV 5.0 I couldn’t find an alternative to the SFTMIME REMOVE obj:app /global /complete command I used so much in Softgrid\AppV 4.x. Not even searching for it in my favorite search engine Google. Until just now when I stumbled on the following possibility while trying different PowerShell combinations on the AppV Client. Keep in mind that you ...

Impromptu 7.4 User Version won’t start from within Beaufort 3.3

INTRO The company I work for as an external consultant consists of four individual companies merged into a new company and thus a new environment (new forest, new domain, etc etc). Every individual company carries out it’s own application migration. Two of the individual companies each use the Beaufort application and wanted to consolidate the ...

Changing the AppV content store location and how it affects sequences already published in RES Workspace Manager 2011

Changing the AppV content store location and how it affects sequences already published in RES Workspace Manager 2011
Let me start at the beginning…. Way back in June of 2012 I came to the project I am about to finish. During the start of the project the AppV content share was placed somewhere on the DFS. We were told (repeatedly) that that location was never going to change. Based on that we made ...