About working with virtual software packages

Article:HOWTO50186  |  Created: 2011-04-18  |  Updated: 2011-09-26  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO50186
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About working with virtual software packages

The Symantec ™ Workspace Virtualization Agent provides different interfaces for working with Virtual Software Packages (VSPs). The following table explains the differences between the interfaces:

Table: Workspace Virtualization interfaces



SWV Admin tool

This tool lets you create, edit, and manage virtual software packages.

SVSCMD executable file

The SVSCMD executable file is installed with the Workspace Virtualization Agent. You can run it with its command-line parameters to work with VSPs.

See SVSCMD command-line parameters .

When you install the Workspace Virtualization Agent, you have the option to install the SWV Admin tool. You can also install it later by modifying the installation.

See About Workspace Virtualization

See Installing the Workspace Virtualization Agent

See About Virtual Software Layers

See Types of virtual software layers

See Virtual software package workflow

See What you can virtualize using the Workspace Virtualization Agent

See How to prevent the loss of application data

See Where you can use Virtual Software Packages

See How the Workspace Virtualization Agent affects security

See About handling duplicate services

See About multiple concurrent user support

See About updating a virtual software layer

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