App-V 5 Ramp up Guide

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Last update: 18th August 2015

Right it’s that time where I right click and export all my Internet Explorer favourites on App-V 5 and pull together a ramp up guide for all you people interested in learning what all the fuss is about! This a living blog post and will be updated over time as I know even as I hit the publish button there are lots of great resources I have probably missed! If you have something you want me to add use the comments section below or hit me up on twitter!


Getting Started With App-V 5.0 | TechNet


The Fundamentals

App-V 5.0 Standalone Mode – Adding and Publishing a Package | Blog

App-V 5.0 OS Integration – Part 1 – Package Format | Blog

App-V 5.0 OS Integration – Part 2 – File System Cache | Blog

App-V 5.0 OS Integration – Part 3 – Registry | Blog

App-V 5.0 OS Integration – Part 4 – State Changes | Blog

Administering App-V using PowerShell | TechNet

Introducing Shared Content Store in App-V 5.0 (Goodbye Read Only Shared Cache!) | Blog


Installation and Management

Microsoft Application Virtualization 5 Administrator’s Guide | TechNet

Planning for App-V 5.0 | TechNet

App-V Decision Matrix v5 | Blog

Installing the App-V 5.0 Client and configuring it with a Publishing Server | Blog

Operations for App-V 5.0 | TechNet

App-V 5.0 Capacity Planning | TechNet

App-V 5.0 Capacity Planning Highlights | Blog

How to remove a cached copy of an unpublished package in Microsoft App-V 5.0 | TechNet

How to share ports of App-V 5 services | Blog

Streaming via HTTP

SSL and HTTPS with App-V 5.0 | Blog

App-V 5.0 SP3 and remote SQL | Blog


Migration from 4.x

App-V 4.6 to 5.0 Comparison Cheat Sheet | Blog

Planning for Migrating From a Previous Version | TechNet

How to Convert a Package Created in a Previous Version of App-V | TechNet

Automate Conversion of Legacy Packages to the new file format | Blog


Connection Groups

Connection Groups – DSC improved for App-V 5.0 | Blog

Connection Groups 2.0 in App-V 5.0 SP3 | Blog

Connection Group Conflicts in App-V 5.0 | Blog

Virtual Environments in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 – Flexible Connection Groups | Blog

Connection Group Case Study: Notepad++ | Blog

Connection Group Case Study #2: Paint.NET | Blog

App-V 5: More on Connection Groups | Blog



App-V 4.6 SP2 Release Notes | TechNet

Pending Tasks in App-V 5.0 SP2 | Blog

Where is my GUI?! – SP2 for App-V 5.0 | Blog

Configuration Manager Support for App-V 5.0 SP2 | Blog

Shell extension and runtime support | Blog

Package Store Access Control | Blog



Everything you need to know about App-V 5.0 SP3 | Blog

About App-V 5.0 SP3 | TechNet

Tim on App-V 5.0 SP3 | Blog



App-V 5.1 | The Feature Run Down | Blog

About App-V 5.1 | TechNet



UK – Virtual Vibes Training

US/Canada – TMurgent Training 


Online Training

The Circle of Life for an App-V 5.0 Package | Microsoft Virtual Academy

MDOP Application Virtualization Deep Dive | Microsoft Virtual Academy

TechNet Virtual Lab: MDOP: Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0 Overview | TechNet Labs

Deploying Office 2013 with App-V | Microsoft Virtual Academy



App-V 5.0 Overview | TechNet Video

The Circle of Life for an App-V 5.0 Package: From Sequence to Termination | Channel 9 – TechEd

Office 2013 and App-V: Everything You Need to Know | Channel 9 – TechEd

App-V 5.0 Virtual Application Connection | TechNet Video

Sizing App-V 5.0: Planning and Designing a Highly Available, Scalable, and Resilient Management and Delivery System | Channel 9 – TechEd

Project Virtual Reality Check: Microsoft App-V 5.0 Performance, Tuning, and Optimization | Channel 9 – TechEd

Deploying Microsoft App-V 5.0 and Citrix XenDesktop 7 | Channel 9 – TechEd

App-V 5.0 Dynamic Configuration | TechNet Video

App-V 5.0 Sequencer | TechNet Video

App-V 5.0 Coexistence and Migration | TechNet Video

App-V 5.0 Shared Content Store | TechNet Video

App-V Sequencing Best Practice Five-O | YouTube

Debugging with App-V | You Tube

Defrag Tools: #80 – App-V | MSDN


Whitepapers and Documentation

App-V 5.0 Trial Guide | Microsoft Downloads

App-V 5.0 Sequencing Guide | Microsoft Downloads

Integrating App-V with Microsoft VDI | Microsoft Downloads

App-V 5 SP2 Application Publishing and Client Interaction | Microsoft Downloads


Configuration Manger

Managing App-V 5.0 with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 | Microsoft Downloads

Getting started with App-V and Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 | Blog

Configuration Manager Support for App-V 5.0 SP2 | Blog

Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and App-V 5.0 Integration – More Than Meets the Eye | Blog

Multiple Dynamic Configuration XMLs with Configuration Manager and App-V | Blog

App-V 5.0 and Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 Powershell Integration Basics | Blog



App-V 5 and Citrix Integration | Microsoft Downloads

App-V 5.0 and Citrix | Blog

App-V 5 and Provisioning Services | Blog


Microsoft Office

Supported scenarios for deploying Microsoft Office as a sequenced App-V Package | Knowledge Base

Deployment Options for Office 2013 | TechNet

Office Customization Tool for Click-to-Run | Microsoft Downloads

Customizing Office 2013 using the Office Click-to-Run Deployment Tool | TechNet

Customization Overview for Click-to-Run | TechNet

Microsoft Office 2010 Sequencing Kit for Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 | Microsoft Downloads

How to sequence Microsoft Office 2010 in Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 | Knowledge Base



About App-V 5.0 Dynamic Configuration | TechNet

App-V 5: On Dynamic Configuration | Blog

RunVirtual End to End | Blog

Shared Content Store – Behind the Scenes | Blog

App-V 5: On Virtual Fonts | Blog

Global File State Changes in App-V 5.0 | Blog

Global Registry State Changes in App-V 5.0 | Blog

Where the App-V Client Puts Stuff | Blog

Understanding the PVAD | Blog

Permissions in the PVAD and VFS with App-V 5.0 | Blog



Sequencing for Connection Groups | Blogs

On the Design of (and Sequencing for) Connection Groups | Blogs

App-V 5 and Drivers | Blog

App-V 5: On Using Sequencing Templates | Blog

The right App-V 5 Sequencing Wizard | Blog

App-V 5: On Using Sequencing Templates | Blog



Scripting and Embedded Scripting for AppV 5.0 (Dynamic Deployment and User Configuration Scripting) | Blog

PowerShell in App-V 5: some example scripts | Blog



Breaking into the virtual environment in App-V 5.0 | Blog

App-V 5.0: Launching Native/Local Processes within the Virtual Environment | Blog

App-V: On Operational Troubleshooting of the V5 Client | Blog

App-V 5: Further Dissection of the App-V Error Code Format | Blog



The Microsoft App-V Team




The Knack


Springboard Series

Kirx’ Blog

Stealth Puppy





Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 Client UI Application


App-V 5 Configuration Editor


UE-V Settings Location Template for App-V 5.0 Client

Microsoft Application Virtualization Server 5.0 Best Practice Analyzer

System Center Management Pack for Microsoft Application Virtualization Server 5.0

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Administrative Templates 2.0

 App-V Scheduler 2.0

Login App-V Client Diagnostic and Configuration Tool


Case Studies

Microsoft Case Studies


Community and Social Media | Twitter

Application Virtualization (App-V) Facebook Group | Facebook

Microsoft App-V Linked In Group | LinkedIn

AppVirtGuru | Forum


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