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Java Runtime Environment 6 Layer Definition File

Created: 15 May 2012 • Updated: 03 Apr 2013 | 6 comments
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- Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP1 or greater
- Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition Tool. Download.
- IMPORTANT: Java Runtime Installer must be downloaded from here and placed in a folder named "downloads" that resides in the same folder as the LDF. The SWVLDF.exe tool is unable to download this file automatically as the user is required to accept a license agreement before downloading.


The steps for creating the 

Java Runtime Environment 6 Layer are very straight-forward.

1. Extract the download that accompanies this article to your desktop.
2. Download the Java Runtime Installer from here and save it to a folder named "downloads" that resides in the same folder as the LDF extracted in step #1.
3. Double-Click the .bat file. This will invoke swvldf.exe (Layer Definition Tool) with the proper parameters to create the 

Java Runtime Environment 6 Layer.

Supported OS Platforms

Java Runtime Environment 6 Virtualized has been tested and validated to work on the following OS platforms:

Windows XP SP3 X
Windows 7 32 bit X
Windows 7 64 bit X

Required Files

The LDF will download the following files:

7 Zip command line utility - this is required to expand the Java Runtime Environment 6 Installer

Java Runtime Environment Installer

If the swvldf.exe tool is unable to download these files, click the above links and save the files to a directory named "downloads" in the same directory where the *.LDF file resides before running the .bat file. 

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yamine's picture

I try to create the vsa by following the "how-to" but i have an error message before copying files.

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Piwik's picture is the best.

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yamine's picture

The error appear with W7 32 BITS, but it works fine with XP SP3 with the same method and the same files

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Jason Gallas's picture

What about one for Java 1.5_11?  Please oh please!

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dhullinger's picture

Where would I find the LDF for java6u27?

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