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new idea 01 Jul 2015
Hello guys, More and more often we use appmgrcmd -nopp command which is disabling following checkboxes from configuration tab in Streaming Agent (as we all know): - allow server to push application icons - allow server to push applications - allow server to push application file types I find it very useful for troubleshooting purposes when you want to clean virtual apps from cache but you do ...
new discussion 30 Jun 2015
Cup Verde Refillable 2.0 K-Cup is a huge invention since it comes handy every day, rather multiple times in the same day. “Save money, stay green” is certainly the best way to describe the K-cup reusable cup. The use of this cup saves money to a great extent. One can easily make the coffee they wish by themselves. This alternative is extremely good for the planet since it reduces garbage. The ...
updated article 26 Jun 2015
Explanation of Software Virtualization Steaming Agent status bars. Agent Bubble Pre-population notification “bubble” Agent Status Bars When clicking on the bubble displays the progress bar as seen above. In Network Mode Streaming the status bars will show up due to network streaming mode is multithreaded where Software Streaming is single threaded. From looking at our streaming ...
updated article 25 Jun 2015
Purpose: To be able to upgrade packages from SWS 6.1  to SWS 7.5.x and keep the version number the same.  Requirements: Copy the c:\packages folder from the 6.1 virtual composer box to the 7.x virtual composer box. Must have the current version of the package and its previous version. (ex. If your package is version 3 you must also have version 2 package in the c:\packages ...
new article 22 Jun 2015
Assumptions and Challenges This document assumes the person performing the migration of the SWS Servers from 2003 to 2008 is familiar with the SWS Server and its configuration. This document is not targeted for novice users of SWS. The SWS version is not to be upgraded and the same version is to be maintained. [6.1 SP8 MP2] Also 2003 servers are not upgraded, instead a new box of 2008 Servers ...
new discussion 16 Jun 2015
Hi, I can find LDF files for creating x86 virtual layers of the 2005 and 2008 Microsoft Visual C Runtimes online. Are there any LDF files available for the x64bit versions including the 2010 runtimes by any chance? Having trouble getting the composer installed on a 64bit winxp to capture these. The runtimes don't capture well on a Windows 7 machine due to transactions in the install ...
new idea 09 Jun 2015
Add provisioning by other AD objects (OU, username, hostname etc..) or other conditional elements? Not only would this bring Symantec up to the level of App-V for provisioning, this would allow more options for applying the agent ADM via GPO, which would allow the restarting of the SERVICES for the change to take effect before the user logs on. In our environment there is a timing issue where ...
updated discussion 28 May 2015
Hello all, I have had a long term vision to use SWV(SWS) .xpf/.xpa packages delivered to all of my endpoint devices within my company. We have normal "fat" clients, VDI/XenDesktop clients and we use RDS/XenApp. Up till now I have not been able to use my packages created in either VDI or RDS environment, since they are both stateless/pooled images, which are reset after reboot. The problem ...
new discussion 30 Jun 2015
Cup Verde Refillable 2.0 K-Cup is a huge invention since it comes handy every day, rather multiple times in the same day. “Save money, stay green” is certainly the best way to describe the K-cup reusable cup. The use of this cup saves money to a great extent. One can easily make the coffee they wish by themselves. This alternative is extremely good for the planet since it reduces garbage. The ...
new discussion 16 Jun 2015
Hi, I can find LDF files for creating x86 virtual layers of the 2005 and 2008 Microsoft Visual C Runtimes online. Are there any LDF files available for the x64bit versions including the 2010 runtimes by any chance? Having trouble getting the composer installed on a 64bit winxp to capture these. The runtimes don't capture well on a Windows 7 machine due to transactions in the install ...
updated discussion 28 May 2015
Hello all, I have had a long term vision to use SWV(SWS) .xpf/.xpa packages delivered to all of my endpoint devices within my company. We have normal "fat" clients, VDI/XenDesktop clients and we use RDS/XenApp. Up till now I have not been able to use my packages created in either VDI or RDS environment, since they are both stateless/pooled images, which are reset after reboot. The problem ...
updated discussion 17 Apr 2015
I've looked around, but haven't seen anyone with this issue, so I'm wondering what I'm missing. I built an IE 8 .xpf file (I'm on v7.5.749 of SWV and SWS) using the latest Layer Definition Tool (1.0.19.0), and it works just fine for the most part on our standard Win7 64-bit SP1 machines.  The issue is when I try to launch Windows Media Player to play any media.  I get a "Class not ...
updated article 26 Jun 2015
Explanation of Software Virtualization Steaming Agent status bars. Agent Bubble Pre-population notification “bubble” Agent Status Bars When clicking on the bubble displays the progress bar as seen above. In Network Mode Streaming the status bars will show up due to network streaming mode is multithreaded where Software Streaming is single threaded. From looking at our streaming ...
updated article 25 Jun 2015
Purpose: To be able to upgrade packages from SWS 6.1  to SWS 7.5.x and keep the version number the same.  Requirements: Copy the c:\packages folder from the 6.1 virtual composer box to the 7.x virtual composer box. Must have the current version of the package and its previous version. (ex. If your package is version 3 you must also have version 2 package in the c:\packages ...
new article 22 Jun 2015
Assumptions and Challenges This document assumes the person performing the migration of the SWS Servers from 2003 to 2008 is familiar with the SWS Server and its configuration. This document is not targeted for novice users of SWS. The SWS version is not to be upgraded and the same version is to be maintained. [6.1 SP8 MP2] Also 2003 servers are not upgraded, instead a new box of 2008 Servers ...
new article 10 Mar 2015
In Windows 8 sono disponibili diverse scorciatoie da tastiera che consentono di eseguire rapidamente maggiori funzioni del sistema operativo. Alcune di queste scorciatoie sono molto simili a quelle già presenti in Windows 7 ma in aggiunta a queste già presenti sono disponibili delle altre funzioni specifiche per Windows. I tasti di scelta rapida sono combinazioni di due o più tasti che è ...
new article 18 Feb 2015
There are many Keyboard Shortcuts helpful to manage quickly your Windows 8 computer.  Some of these shortcuts are very similar to those of Windows 7 but Windows 8 has added a lot of shortcuts for easier navigation.   CTRL commands in Windows 8 : CTRL + A : Select All objects CTRL + B : Bold highlighted text CTRL + C : Copy selected objects CTRL + D : Create a Bookmark CTRL + E : ...
updated article 08 Oct 2014
In ogni computer Windows sono normalmente installati numerosi programmi che nel corso del tempo richiedono un aggiornamento a seguito delle più recenti versioni rilasciate dai produttori. Installare questi aggiornamenti costituisce una pratica di buona gestione del proprio computer in quanto aituo a migliorare il funzionamento complessivo del programma ma anche come aspetto non secondario a ...
updated blog entry 04 May 2015
Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Streaming 7.6 contains the following products: Symantec Workspace Streaming Symantec Workspace Virtualization Symantec Virtual Composer The following table lists the documentation that is available about the products: Document Location Symantec™ Workspace Virtualization 7.6 and Symantec™ Workspace Streaming 7.6 Release Notes DOC8559 Alternative ...
new blog entry 24 Apr 2015
After a Internet Explorer 11 deployment, when opening Internet Explorer the first time, there is a request to set IE11 as the default web browser. You can avoid this annoying request simply by changing a value in the register. Open REGEDIT and navigate to  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN Set the “Check_Associations” value to “No“.  If you don’t see ...
new blog entry 10 Apr 2015
Winaero Tweaker is a universal tweaker software which supports Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and the upcoming Windows 10. Winaero Tweaker has an easy to use user interface to access all the features from a single app. This portable tool has several functions to change hidden options, for example allows to customize specific features of the Windows operating system like the Drive letters ...
new blog entry 24 Mar 2015
Internet is not a safe world and your webcam is vulnerable. It can be remotely activated wihout any notice. Also, most hackers take control of your webcam and make videos and take pictures of you without your knowledge. The best suggestion is disable the webcam when it is not used. The WebCam On-Off tool allow you to easily manage your webcam, in fact in just one click you are able to enabled ...
new blog entry 10 Mar 2015
 If you are looking for Google Chrome standalone offline installer, then you can find below the links for 32 bit and 64 versions. Google Chrome 32-bit (x86): 32-bit Google Chrome Offline Installer  (Single user account, 40MB) 32-bit Google Chrome Offline Installer  (All user accounts, 40MB) Google Chrome 64-bit (x64): 64-bit Google Chrome Offline Installer  (Single user ...
updated blog entry 24 Feb 2015
PingHurry è un programma dedicato alla visualizzazione del comando ping e trace route con visualizzazione in una finestra grafica ( flat o 3D ). PingHurry mette a disposizione uno strumento personalizzabile e agile che consente di eseguire dei controlli di connettività di rete con le funzioni di ping / trace / reverse lookup. Un valido programma utilizzabile da ...
updated blog entry 08 Jan 2015
InstalledDriversList è un programma portabile della NirSoft che consente di visualizzare una lista dettagliata dei drivers installati nel vostro sistema. Come è mostrato nella immagine seguente, per ogni driver sono visualizzate una serie di informazioni quali : nome del driver, nome visualizzato, descrizione, tipo di avvio, tipo driver, gruppo, nome del file, dimensioni, data di ...
updated blog entry 25 Nov 2014
Per verificare le versioni di Microsoft .NET installate nel computer,  la maniera più semplice è quella di eseguire da Pannello di Controllo - Programmi Installati dove sono riportate tutte le applicazioni installate. Questo metodo fornisce solamente una semplice visualizzazione di cosa è installato senza riportare nessuna altra informazioni quali le versioni mancanti o da ...
new blog entry 17 Oct 2014
FeedDemon is a nice RSS reader for Windows, I find it helpful to stay informed with my favorites websites. A nice tool to have on your computer... Features: Tagging - Assign your own keywords to items, making it easy to classify and locate articles you've previously read. Watches - Tell FeedDemon to let you know when your keywords appear in any feed you're subscribed to. Search Feeds - Get ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP Base Layer Definition File creates a "Launch Layer" that can be used to invoke Internet Explorer 8 with the correct COM Clsids environment for Microsoft Office to view/open online attachments from a webpage opened through Virtualized Internet Explorer 8. NOTE: This base layer must be activated before the Internet Explorer 8 layer is ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 7 for Windows 7 Layer Definition File (LDF) provides a mechanism for customers of Symantec Workspace Virtualization to create the Virtual Application Layer and package without the need to capture the installation. Prerequisites - Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP5 or greater. - Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition Tool. ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP Layer Definition File (LDF) provides a mechanism for customers of Symantec Workspace Virtualization to create the Virtual Application Layer and package without the need to capture the installation. Prerequisites - Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP1 or greater - Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition Tool. ...
updated event 17 Jan 2013
Our fifth Virtualization and Streaming webcast will be held on Tuesday, February 5 at 12:00 pm (EST). The topic of this webcast will focus on a popular Connect article called "How to Set Up a Backend Failover Solution" for Workspace Streaming. Join this webcast to learn how to create a disaster recovery solution should a failure occur in the backend server system.   Don’t ...
new event 23 Oct 2012
For all Dutch Connect readers, November 29th Symantec will have their annual technology day. Graag wil ik u persoonlijk uitnodigen op onze Symantec Technology Day 2012. Vorig jaar is deze dag door onze klanten met een hoog cijfer beoordeeld. Dit jaar proberen we dit minimaal te evenaren. Tijdens deze dag maakt u in vogelvlucht kennis met de nieuwste inzichten en innovaties van Symantec. De ...
new event 01 May 2012
Confidently Virtualize Mission-critical Applications with Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware Speakers:  Raissa Tona, Senior Principal Product Marketing Specialist Chad Bersche, Principal Technical Product Manager Are you getting the I/O performance and availability you need from your VMware environment? Attend this webcast to learn how Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing improves ...
updated video 29 Nov 2014
Hello All, This Video is to provide a simple overview into what is new in Symantec Workspace Streaming 7.5 in relation to the Streaming Server and Infrastructure.  Some of the new features are below.  What’s New in Symantec Endpoint Virtualization & Streaming 7.5? Significant Performance Improvements Windows 8 Support, Windows Server 2012 Windows SQL Server 2008 R2 Support, Windows ...
updated video 19 Jun 2014
Hello All, This is a basic overview on what integration you can do with Symantec Workspace Streaming and Symantec Client Management Suite.  It covers the following areas: 1.  Create Software Package for Symantec Workspace Streaming Agent 2.  Create Install Policies for Symantec Workspace Streaming Agent 3.  Deployment of Streaming Agent 4.  Running Tasks on Symantec ...
new video 12 May 2014
Hello All, Please find this video on how to configure the new Network Application mode part of the new functionality within Symantec Workspace Virtualization and Streaming 7.5 SP1.  This can be configured to point to any network location and stream applications directly without the need for any infrastructure. I hope you find this video very helpful. Kind Regards, Symantec Product ...
updated video 04 Sep 2013
Enable, Disable, or Isolate Applications Instantly.  Enhance Application Security and Reduce Risk. Oh no an application zero day vulnerability just came out and I need to take action.  No problem, simply turn the application off, or if you need the application on certain users machines due to productivity then isolate the application improving protection and mitigating any ...
new video 19 Jun 2013
Hello All, Please find a short how to video on creating your first virtual application for 7-Zip.  This is a simple video to help show the basics on using Symantec Virtual Composer 7.5. Any suggestions or feedback is welcome.  I will be creating further videos on more advanced virtual packaging.
updated video 08 Feb 2013
Virtualizing iTunes is not the simplest thing to do, after this tutorial it will be. Click to view flash movie. Have Fun, FrankB Editor's note: Since this is a silent video you may want to have your iPod handy with a mix of your favorite classic hits playing.
updated video 08 Feb 2013
Firefox and addons, can they be virtualized together? Yes they can. Watch this video demonstration and see how it can be done. Quick and easy! Click to view flash video. Have Fun, FrankB Editor's note: This is a silent video. Set your iPod to shuffle and follow along.
updated video 08 Feb 2013
It's all about baby steps... virtualizing your first application, Firefox 3. Watch along and see how simple it is! Click to view flash movie. Have Fun, FrankB Editor's note: Get your iPod ready for this silent video. May I suggest "Fox on the Run" by The Sweet?
new idea 01 Jul 2015
Hello guys, More and more often we use appmgrcmd -nopp command which is disabling following checkboxes from configuration tab in Streaming Agent (as we all know): - allow server to push application icons - allow server to push applications - allow server to push application file types I find it very useful for troubleshooting purposes when you want to clean virtual apps from cache but you do ...
new idea 09 Jun 2015
Add provisioning by other AD objects (OU, username, hostname etc..) or other conditional elements? Not only would this bring Symantec up to the level of App-V for provisioning, this would allow more options for applying the agent ADM via GPO, which would allow the restarting of the SERVICES for the change to take effect before the user logs on. In our environment there is a timing issue where ...
new idea 16 Apr 2015
Hello all, I noticed that if you have a GROUP A which is provisioned for a specific application and you have a GROUP B which is a member of GROUP A (so all memebers of GROUP B are also provisioned for that application) and you look up group provisioning for GROUP B on console, application name will not be shown in bold as it is for example if you look up a user who is a member of a group ...
new idea 20 Mar 2015
Create a package/version level UnInstall Now button on the server. Allow more granularity for the Uninstall on Expiry option. Allow by hour and minute, not just day.
idea comment 16 Mar 2015
new idea 09 Feb 2015
Depending on the issue, currently you have to identify a client SessionID, time of incident, possibly Package GUID, and then check all the FE and DA logs to determne which server component(s) serviced this session and when to create a timeline and flow of events to complete the picture to help trouble an issue. My suggestion is to trace and document each session, from creation ...
updated idea 06 Feb 2015
Provide an easier, more automated way to Enable packages on FE's when moving to/from, or adding to Server Groups; instead of having to manually Enable each package and package version separately. Suggest you create a different interface and have an ENABLE ALL, or ENABLE SELECTED feature, where you can checkbox select just the package and package versions you want Enabled.
updated idea 30 Jan 2015
Add to future releases of Workspace Streaming/Virtualization: Enhanced Monitor>Active Users search/filtering capibility on the Admin Console. Add Application Name header and ability to search by Application Name under Monitor>Active Users Add multi level and wildcard searching and filtering ability Add ability to search/filter by ID, NAME, HOSTNAME, Servername, Last Login, ...