Symantec™ Workspace Virtualization 7.5 User's Guide

Article:DOC6666  |  Created: 2013-07-31  |  Updated: 2013-08-13  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6666
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Symantec™ Workspace Virtualization 7.5 User's Guide

Contents

I. Introducing Workspace Virtualization
1. Introducing Workspace Virtualization
About Workspace Virtualization
What you can do with Workspace Virtualization
How Workspace Virtualization works
What you can virtualize
Where you can use virtual software packages
What's new in this release for virtual packaging?
II. Installing Workspace Virtualization
2. Installing Symantec Virtual Composer
Before you install Symantec Virtual Composer
Installing Symantec Virtual Composer
3. Installing the Symantec Workspace Virtualization Agent
Supported platforms for the Workspace Virtualization Agent
Installed components of the Workspace Virtualization Agent
Installing the Workspace Virtualization Agent
Installing the Workspace Virtualization Agent silently
Upgrading a Workspace Virtualization Agent
Uninstalling the Workspace Virtualization Agent
Troubleshooting Workspace Virtualization Agent installations
III. Working with Symantec Workspace Virtualization Admin
4. Creating virtual software layers
About creating layers in SWV Admin
Creating an application layer using Single Program Capture
Creating an application layer using Global capture
Adding an application to an existing layer
Creating a data layer
Creating an empty layer
5. Editing Layers in SWV Admin
Configuring a virtual software layer to start automatically in SWV Admin
Activating a virtual software layer using a desktop shortcut in SWV Admin
Editing the files in a virtual software layer in SWV Admin
Editing the registry settings of a virtual software layer in SWV Admin
Editing a data layer in SWV Admin
Methods to exclude data from redirection in SWV Admin
Adding exclude entries to virtual software layers in SWV Admin
Adding a layer exclude entry in SWV Admin
Adding a global exclude entry in SWV Admin
Adding a global user profile exclude entry in SWV Admin
Ignoring the global exclude list for a single layer in SWV Admin
Moving global exclude entries to another computer in SWV Admin
Adding a delete entry to a virtual software layer in SWV Admin
About updating a virtual software layer in SWV Admin
Updating a virtual software layer in SWV Admin
Creating a layer patch to update a virtual software layer in SWV Admin
Renaming a virtual software layer in SWV Admin
6. Managing Layers topics
About the management of virtual software layers
Actions you can perform to manage layers
Exporting a virtual software layer to Extensible Package Format
Importing a virtual software archive file
Activating and deactivating virtual software layers
Resetting application layers
Deleting virtual software layers
Testing a virtual software layer
Interoperability with antivirus scanners
Hiding the FSLRDR redirection areas
Viewing the properties of a virtual software layer
Viewing variables used in a virtual software layer
7. Layer Operations Topics
Hiding a layer from other layers or from the operating system
Adding or removing a layer dependency
Enabling Deactivate When Last Process Exits
Cloning a layer
Keeping all file changes in a layer
Running non-virtualized applications in a layer
8. Technical reference
About system variables
SVSCMD command-line parameters
SVSCMD parameter flags
SVSCMD command-line examples
Virtual software layer attributes
How layer prioritization works
How to set the HKCR priority of a layer
Windows Management Interface
VirtualSoftwarePackage class
The VirtualSofwareSublayer class
OnEvent actions
OnEvent action entry pairs that are not supported at the layer level
A. Virtualizing Internet Explorer
About packaging Internet Explorer
System requirements for Virtualizing Internet Explorer 6
Creating an Internet Explorer virtual software layer
Downloading the layer definition tool
Downloading IE layer definition files
Creating IE Virtual Software Layers
Customizing virtualized IE settings
B. Workspace Virtualization Browser Selector Object
About the Browser Selector Object
System requirements for the Browser Selector Object
Installing the Browser Selector Object
What the Browser Selector Object installs
Testing the Browser Selector Object using a default site
Opening a website in a specific version of Internet Explorer
Deleting a Browser Selector Object website configuration
Disabling the Browser Selector Object temporarily
Logging the URLs that are used on a website
Using a JVM from a layer on a website
IV. Working with Symantec Virtual Composer
9. Creating packages
About packaging with Symantec Virtual Composer
About xpf format
Process for creating an application package
Virtual software package workflow
Prerequisites to application packaging
The New Application Package page
The New Upgrade Package dialog
The New Metering Package dialog
The Layer Patch dialog
The Metering Package Rules page
10. Packaging Details
The Packaging Details page
Virtualization Settings
Capturing applications with the Layer Wizard
Creating a package using the Packaging Wizard
Using the Advanced Package Editor
Package output files
11. Editing Layers in virtual composer
Editing virtual software layer settings
The Layer Properties: Files tab
The Layer Properties: Registry tab
The Layer Properties: Variables tab
The Layer Properties: Exclude entries tab
The Layer Properties: Delete entries tab
The Layer Properties: Dependent layers tab
The Layer Properties: Autorun Applications tab
The Extension Excludes page
Configuring a virtual software layer to start automatically in Virtual Composer
Activating a virtual software layer using a desktop shortcut in Virtual Composer
Adding a layer exclude entry in Virtual Composer
Adding a global user profile exclude entry in Virtual Composer
Adding a global exclude entry in Virtual Composer
Adding a global user profile exclude entry in Virtual Composer
Ignoring the global exclude list for a single layer in Virtual Composer
Moving Global exclude entries to another computer in Virtual Composer
About updating a virtual software layer in Virtual Composer
Updating a virtual software layer in Virtual Composer
Renaming a virtual software layer in Virtual Composer
12. Working with Streaming Settings
The Streaming Details page
The Supported OSs page
Enabling 64-bit packages to run on 32-bit computers
The Application shortcuts page and the Metering configurations page
The Streamlets page
13. Working with Templates
About templates
Creating a template
How to get more templates
Editing an existing template
Editing default templates
Applying a template to a package
Dependent layers in a template
Setting a template as a default template
Template properties reference
Selecting a template to package Microsoft Office
Creating an empty template for use with command line
Default package and template locations
14. Working with Events and Scripts
About streaming events
About virtual layer events
The Events page
The Add/Modify Execution Script dialog
Returning script results
File paths in scripts
Event Script options
Event script variables
15. Compiling Packages
Compiling a Package
The Compile page
About uploading packages
16. Using the Virtual Composer Command line interface
Using the Symantec Virtual Composer command line interface
Symantec Virtual Composer command line parameters
Converting a vsa to xpf format
Error codes
17. Customizing Virtual Composer
The Preference Editor page
Customizing toolbars
Changing the application theme
Disabling tool tips
C. Symantec™ Workspace Virtualization 7.5 Third-Party Legal Attributions
Third-Party Legal Attributions
Boost 1.39.0
Chilkat ZIP 8.6.0.1
Xerces (C++ version) version 3.0.1
ZLib 1.2.3

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