Provisioning applications on physical system using VMware App Volumes

Introduction In few of my earlier blogs on VMware App Volumes, I demonstrated how you can leverage VMware App Volumes to provision applications real time in a VMware virtualized environment.  But what if an organization is looking for a solution to provision applications on to a physical target machine or on a non-VMware virtualized environment. An organization …

Managing User Installed Applications & User Profile using VMware App Volumes

Introduction to VMware Writable Volumes In one of the earlier post to the series, we talked about App Stack and its advantages. AppStacks are read-only volumes containing applications or can also be referred them as application containers. You can combine your organization’s core applications into a single AppStack making the AppStack easy to assign to Active Directory …

Step by Step – Provisioning Application to RDSH Host using VMware App Volumes

Introduction In few of the previous blogs we covered Installation of VMware App Volumes Manager Installation of VMware App Volumes Agent Capturing Applications in AppStacks In this blog, I will be demonstrating how you can assign AppStack to an RDSH host. You can assign AppStacks to Active Directory objects, such as users, computers, groups, and …

Step by Step – Provisioning Application realtime using VMware App Volumes

Introduction In few of the previous blogs we covered Installation of VMware App Volumes Manager Installation of VMware App Volumes Agent Capturing Applications in AppStacks In this blog, I will be demonstrating how you to provision applications captured in an App Stack to the user’s runtime. Post creation of AppStack, you can assign the applications to …

Step by Step – Creating VMware App Volumes AppStack

Introduction to Creating VMware App Volumes AppStack Now as we are done with the installation of App Volumes Manager & App Volumes Agent on the provisioning host, next step is to create AppStacks to provision applications on to Virtual Machines. AppStacks are read-only volumes containing applications or can be referred to application containers. You can …

Step by Step – Installing VMware App Volumes Agent

Installing VMware App Volume Agent Post installation of VMware App Volumes Manager, install the App Volumes agent on the provisioning computer and target desktops. You don’t need to install on the server where you have App Volumes Manager installed. You need to deploy App Volumes Agents on desktops that will be accessing AppStacks and writable volumes, as well as …

Step by Step : Installing & Configuring VMware App Volume Manager

Introduction to App Volumes In a VDI environment, you can provide a user access to persistent or a non-persistent desktop. In a persistent desktop, you can install all the applications within the base image and create virtual desktops using that base image. Installing applications in a single base image will grow the disk size and the …