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Virtual Application Manager: Local or Remote Application Virtualization

Created: 29 Jul 2011 • Updated: 03 Jun 2014
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Virtual Application Manager (VAM) allows easy management of virtualized applications. It is an administrative tool, using a clear, intuitive interface to simplify control of layers over a network. For more information on application virtualization, see the ‘Software Virtualization’ section of our welcome post. The remote machines must be running either SVS (Software Virtualization Solution) or the upgraded version, SWV (Symantec Workspace Virtualization). If you are not familiar with this product, it is a piece of software allowing the user to virtualize applications. This software is not required on the host. The VAM interface gives administrators the power to connect to a remote machine and view all of the virtualization applications which are installed on it, as well information on their current activity status and whether they are set to auto-activate on startup. The administrator is then able to activate, deactivate, reset or delete applications remotely. Auto-activation can also be toggled on or off from this screen. When an application is selected from the menu, the relevant buttons become active at the bottom of the window. Here’s the main interface you’ll see when you open the program:


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