Symantec™ Workspace Streaming 6.1 SP7 MP1 Admin Guide

Article:DOC4601  |  Created: 2011-08-08  |  Updated: 2011-08-15  |  Article URL
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Symantec Workspace Streaming lets you stream virtualized applications to endpoints.


Table of Contents:
Why Symantec for virtualization?
Reduce cost and increase flexibility
Gain control of your applications
Accelerate rollouts
Track licenses
Complete lifecycle management
Before you install
Server requirements
Workspace Streaming Agent requirements
Preparing a database user account
Preparing an SQL Server user account
Preparing an Oracle user account
Configuring the JDBC database connection
Testing the Active Directory or LDAP connection
Downloading Workspace Streaming software and reviewing release notes
Upgrading to a new version
Components of Workspace Streaming
Single server, small deployment
Multiple server, medium & large deployments

External package repository

Installing a single server deployment (single-node)
Installing a multiple server deployment (multi-node)
Installation settings for an SQL Server database
Installation settings for an Oracle database
Initial Streaming System Configuration
Configuring the user data source

Active Directory settings

Novell eDirectory settings

OpenLDAP Settin

Installing a multi-node Back End Server
Installing a multi-node Front End Server
Installing a standalone Data Access component
About the Workspace Streaming Agent
Installing the Workspace Streaming and Workspace Virtualization Agents
Installing the agents using management tools or scripts
Installing the agents through the Streaming Portal
Installing the agents manually
Installation options in the setup file
Additional Streaming Agent configuration options
Silent Installation
Repairing an existing Agent installation
Distributing a custom version of appstreamcfg.txt
About the Streaming Console
Streaming Console overview
Starting the Streaming Console
About Workspace Streaming Console users
Adding server components to the Streaming Console
Viewing component and server details
Creating server groups for multi-node installations
Configuring a multi-tier deployment
About configuring a server group
Adding a server group
Server group parameters
Configuring basic server group parameters
Configuring Advanced Server group parameters
Configuring server group external address parameters
Configuring server group logging parameters
Configuring server group auto-recovery parameters
Configuring and creating a Data Access Server group
Modifying server parameters in a server group
Renaming a Streamlet Engine in a multi-tier configuration
Adding or removing children in a Multi-Node installation
Starting and stopping servers
Managing Streaming Server Licenses
Viewing Server Licenses
Installing Licenses
Setting Client License Notification
Configuring the Streaming Portal
Configuring Windows NT LAN Manager (NTLM) with Firefox
Adding Launch Server to the Internet Explorer list of trusted sites list
Customizing the Streaming Portal
Reclaiming licenses from inactive computers
Modifying component parameters
Configuring basic parameters for the Streaming Server
Configuring advanced Streaming Server parameters
Using the command-line tool
Configuring the command-line tool
Changing the Workspace Streaming Agent access key
Viewing server status
Starting and stopping a server
Configuring load balancing
Enabling secure LDAP connections using Kerberos
Configuring Kerberos with multiple domain controllers or child domains
Enabling secure connections using SSL
Set up a Secure Connection for the Launch Server
Set up a Secure Connection for the Streaming Console
Configuring communication through a proxy server
Configure servers to bypass the proxy server
Precaching the blocks to the proxy server
Managing the package repository
About the package repository
Viewing package repository information
Changing the location of the package repository
Migrating packages to a new repository location
Granting file management privileges to access the package repository
Moving the package repository to a network storage location
Configuring the Streamlet Engine
Configuring Streamlet Engine parameters
Configuring the Streamlet Engine to access LDAP
Configuring a standalone DA server when STE connected to SQL Server 2005
Configuring a standalone DA Server when STE connected to an Oracle database
Configuring logging and auto-recovery parameters
Configuring Front End servers for failover
Configuring termination time-outs for servers
Installing flexible package distribution
Creation of .ini file
Installation of the Package
Exporting packages to another server
Exporting packages
Exporting provisions using PostgreSQL Query
Configuring an external package repository
About an external package repository
Configuring a file share to stream packages
Granting useres privileges to read the file share
Copying packages to a file share
Providing the path to the streaming file share
Selecting users who receive packages from a file share
Verifyting that packages are streamed from the file share
About Using Streaming Agent
Browserless authentication
Streaming Applications from Firefox/Netscape
Accessing the Application Manager
Overview to the Application Manager GUI
The Active Applications Tab
The My Applications Tab
The Advanced Settings Tab
The Configuration Tab
Pushing shortcut icons and applications to the desktop
Preventing upgrade notification after user logon
About Server Whitelisting
Enabling Server Whitelisting
Server Whitelisting settings
About interaction with antivirus and security products
Configuring file system access for antivirus and security products
Enabling dependent application processing by the Streaming Agent
Using the Agent Command-line Tool
Running the Agent command-line tool
Removing an application from the cache
Prepopulating the cache
Managing users on Streaming System
Authenticating and authorizing users
Streaming Portal authentication
Domain authentication
Adding users and user groups
Adding users
Adding user groups
Managing users
Viewing user status
Finding users
Modifying user information
Removing users
Managing groups
Finding user groups
Modify user groups
About Packages
About the Startup Block
About Training packages to anticipate requests
Setting the startup block explicitly based on existing Agent data
Snapshot Startup Block Package
Installation Procedure
Creation of .ini file
Uploading packages
Setting default package versions
Setting the package license validity period
Setting package ownership
Assigning package ownership to a network console user
Modifying package ownership
Viewing Application information
Viewing packages
Viewing package version information
Viewing server group package information
Viewing or modifying Streaming Portal settings
Updating a package to indicate support for a new operating system
Preventing 32-bit applications from streaming to 64-bit operating systems
Disabling applications
Removing applications from multi-node Front End Servers
Removing applications from child Front End Servers
Permanantely deleting applications
Unloading packages from server groups
Deleting packages
Using Workspace Virtualization features
Enabling layer activation at logon
Streaming virtual software
Provisioning applications to users
Preloading packages on an endpoint using flexible package distribution

Copying package binaries

Creating a flexible package distribution configuration file

Configuration file reference

Importing a package directly to cache

Setting an application expiration date
Setting offline access
Setting offline access at the application level
Setting offline access for a user or group
Using Offline Applications
About upgrading provisioned packages
Managing and provisioning metering packages
About license management
Managing licenses
Configuring package licenses
Allocating licenses
Searching for licenses
Releasing licenses
Switching license types
License Notification
Setting default notifications
Setting notification for licenses
Viewing component health and status
Managing components
Setting global monitoring parameters
Setting global email notification parameters
Configuring auto-recovery
Configure auto-recovery parameters
Configuring monitoring
Configure email notification
About backing up a Streaming Server
To Generate Server Log Files
Generating Workspace Streaming Agent logs
Managing logs
Configuring Streaming Server logs
Viewing and monitoring server log files
About reports and database management
Creating reports
Package License Reports
Application Reports
User Reports
User Group Reports
Unique Client Installs
Reclaimed Licenses
View User/User Group Provisioning
Creating Reports on Multi-tier Configurations
Customizing Reports
Deploying and Removing Reports
Change Report Headers
Viewing scheduled events
Scheduling server status changes
Scheduling server activity
Scheduling package activities
Customizing Symantec Workspace Streaming Configurations
Customizing a Component
Modifying Streaming Server Configuration
Default Installation Structure
Single-Node Installation Structure
Multi-node Front-End Installation Structure
Multi-node Back-End Installation Structure
Installing Streaming Server only
Migrating a server
Database Configuration
Manually creating the SQL Server database
Installation log file
Troubleshooting installation errors
About managing server-based computing
About Streaming System support in Citrix
About server-side support
Client-side support
Intel Mobile Platform
Device Awareness
Intel Active Management Technology
AMT Awareness
Marking a version as a critical upgrade
About Intel Active Management Technology (AMT)
Intel AMT features in Symantec Workspace Streaming
Workspace Streaming Agent presence checking
Out-of-band license updates & reclamation
Out-of band inventory of cached application data
Enabling AMT Features
Enabling secure communication
Securing the AMT password in the configuration file
Customizing message boxes
Workspace Streaming AMT control console
Starting the AMT control console
Reading Streaming inventory from an AMT enabled computer
Pushing provision updates to an AMT enabled computer
About managing licenses on streamed operating systems
License management


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