About the management of virtual software layers

Article:HOWTO50162  |  Created: 2011-04-18  |  Updated: 2011-09-26  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO50162
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About the management of virtual software layers

After you create and edit virtual software layers, you can manage them throughout their life cycle. You can manage layers locally and remotely. To manage layers locally, you use the SWV Admin tool.

To manage layers remotely, you can use the following methods:

Symantec Workspace Streaming

Symantec Workspace Streaming provides a platform to stream virtual software directly to virtual software layers. You can deliver virtualized applications on-the-fly and leverage advanced license tracking and reporting capabilities.

SVSCMD

The SVSCMD executable file has a set of command-line parameters that let you manage virtual software layers.

See SVSCMD command-line parameters .

Altiris Notification Server

Symantec Client Management Suite lets you create tasks and policies to deliver and manage virtual software layers on client computers. See the Software Management Solution User's Guide.

Altiris Notification Server 6.x has a plug-in that lets you create tasks and policies to deliver and manage virtual software layers on client computers. See the Symantec Workspace Virtualization Agent 6.x Help.

Altiris Deployment Solution

Symantec Deployment Solution lets you create jobs to deploy and manage virtual software layers. See the Deployment Solution Admin Guide (6.x) or the Deployment Solution User's Guide (7.x).

WiseScript Package Editor

WiseScript Package Editor has a set of Workspace Virtualization-specific actions that let you create scripts to manage virtual software layers. See the WiseScript Package Editor Help.

Standard management framework

Workspace Virtualization provides command-line, WMI, and API interfaces to manage Workspace Virtualization client-side operations with any desktop management product.


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