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  • Blog Post: App-V 5: On Background Streaming

    Several years ago, I wrote an article for the App-V team blog on the Autoload feature that was first introduced in App-V 4.5: http://blogs.technet.com/b/appv/archive/2009/07/28/understanding-the-autoload-feature-of-microsoft-app-v-4-5.aspx . The combinations and scenarios (not to mention, the potential...
  • Blog Post: On Troubleshooting HTTP Streaming

    In App-V stream-to-disk scenarios where HTTP will be used as the streaming protocol, having some architectural knowledge under your belt will help you in troubleshooting adjustments or failures when attempting to stream or launch applications. Performance and Priority There are three types of requests...
  • Blog Post: App-V 5: On Using BranchCache vs. Multi-Range with HTTP Streaming

    Like with 4.6, App-V 5 uses HTTP Streaming – however – the functionality varies depending on client configuration. Two important items to be made aware of: App-V hooks into WinHTTP and shares the Internet Settings (i.e. what Internet Explorer uses.) This makes the App-V client adhere...
  • Blog Post: App-V: App-V Client Issues Streaming from App-V/IIS Server using XP with IPV6

    The App-V Client (running under Windows XP) may fail to stream from App-V Server (or IIS Server) when running IPV6. You may get an error similar to the following: [08/18/2011 10:23:32:058 JGSW ERR] {tid=10CC:usr=steveth} The Application Virtualization Client could not connect to stream URL 'http:...
  • Blog Post: App-V 4.6: Configuration when Using Proxy Servers with HTTP Streaming

    How App-V uses proxy settings will vary depending on configuration values. The values related to proxy configuration can be found under the HTTP subkey of the App-V networking configuration in the registry here: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\ Client\Network\Http or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE...