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updated discussion 10 Feb 2016
We cannot able to login into the workspace streaming console 6.1 SP8. I have attached both the errors while logging through admin and domain account. Kindly help me with the solution ASAP. Please treat this as an urgent. Error in console log: 2016-02-10 09:25:56,625 WARN  [http-appstream%2F172.16.1.152-9842-1] [] - No FormBeanConfig found under 'login' 2016-02-10 09:34:39,453 WARN ...
updated article 29 Jan 2016
Assumptions and Challenges 1.     This document assumes the person performing the migration of the SWS Servers from 6.x to 7.6.x is familiar with the SWS Server and its configuration. This document is not targeted for novice users of SWS. 2.     The Server OS is not to upgraded or patched during this process and should remain the same ...
updated article 29 Jan 2016
Assumptions and Challenges This document assumes the person performing the migration of the SWS Servers from 6.x to 7.6.x is familiar with the SWS Server and its configuration. This document is not targeted for novice users of SWS. The Server OS is not to upgraded or patched during this process and should remain the same version. SQL Server 2005 à SQL Server 2008 DB Migration is to be ...
new article 27 Jan 2016
Oracle provides Java Mission Control (whitepaper here), a toolset as part of its JDK that can be used to capture “in-flight” data while the JVM is running. gathering and analyzing this “pre-crash” data using the flight recorder would be a good starting point to help assist us in determining why the JVM is constantly running out of memory. Note: Java Mission Control (JMC) and the Java Flight ...
updated discussion 25 Jan 2016
In our training environment we have decided to use virtualized Windows applications to enable fast provisioning, upgrading, deprovisioning and PC building / re-building. The remit was to have all the applications required to be trained on as available for the next term / year and not require any manual intervention in setting up the rooms for the next course other than tools to clear ...
updated article 21 Jan 2016
Symanteic is pleased to announce the General Availability of Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Workspace Streaming (SEV) 7.5 SP1 HF8 via File connect.   Following are the highlights of this HF: Incident Abstract KB 3894094   Receive error 'executable file not found' when gathering streamlets in Composer. TECH234040 3894121 Streaming a package after being edited causes ...
updated article 20 Jan 2016
Problem: Some applications generates missing library files when launching on 32bit application.   Cause: Applications that require a depended application or layer that supplies the dlls for the application to run can cause some "Unable to locate file" issues due to the dll not being able to be located in the dependent layer. The 6.x version of streaming was designed around legacy windows ...
updated discussion 10 Feb 2016
We cannot able to login into the workspace streaming console 6.1 SP8. I have attached both the errors while logging through admin and domain account. Kindly help me with the solution ASAP. Please treat this as an urgent. Error in console log: 2016-02-10 09:25:56,625 WARN  [http-appstream%2F172.16.1.152-9842-1] [] - No FormBeanConfig found under 'login' 2016-02-10 09:34:39,453 WARN ...
updated discussion 25 Jan 2016
In our training environment we have decided to use virtualized Windows applications to enable fast provisioning, upgrading, deprovisioning and PC building / re-building. The remit was to have all the applications required to be trained on as available for the next term / year and not require any manual intervention in setting up the rooms for the next course other than tools to clear ...
new discussion 16 Dec 2015
Hello We have Symantec_Workspace_Virtualization_7.6.112 installed on windows 7 x86 operating system. We tried to create package for ie6 using LDF tool which is inbuild in symantec virtual composer 7.6. facing error  Attempt to create virtual application layer failed with error: 6012  Find attach logs
updated discussion 17 Sep 2015
Is it possible to capture an application that runs on Windows XP that won't run on Windows 7 and than run that sreamed application on a Windows 7 machine? Anu feedback would be greatly appreciated. John
updated discussion 17 Sep 2015
We currently have a very simple deployment. We have captured Adobe X and Lotus 7.0.3 in two separate layers and deployed to several users as pre-cache apps (Windows 7 Enterprise x64). What we are see is high CPU (spike 100%) and longer log-in times at boot. Is ther anyway to delay the agent or application not to load at boot? I believe we are using the most current version of the Workspace ...
updated discussion 17 Sep 2015
I have successfully virtualized MS Office 2010 Pro Plus, but I am finding the package to be very large. With everything installed, SP1 and Lync 2010, the deploy size is 8 GB. What am I doing wrong? Can I remove the MSOCACHE folder in the package?  If I do, the package is a more reasonable 3.GB.  I know this is a step in the App-V receipe.  What else can I remove ...
updated discussion 17 Sep 2015
Is it possible to run Outlook 2010 outside (installed locally) of the Office 2010 layer? I know that you have to strip out the oppsvc service in the Office layer and run it along side the Office 2010 App-v Deployment kit, but how does that effect the local install of Outlook? We are looking at this sceranio because of lost of functionality with Lync. Any help would be greatly appreciated. John
updated article 29 Jan 2016
Assumptions and Challenges 1.     This document assumes the person performing the migration of the SWS Servers from 6.x to 7.6.x is familiar with the SWS Server and its configuration. This document is not targeted for novice users of SWS. 2.     The Server OS is not to upgraded or patched during this process and should remain the same ...
updated article 29 Jan 2016
Assumptions and Challenges This document assumes the person performing the migration of the SWS Servers from 6.x to 7.6.x is familiar with the SWS Server and its configuration. This document is not targeted for novice users of SWS. The Server OS is not to upgraded or patched during this process and should remain the same version. SQL Server 2005 à SQL Server 2008 DB Migration is to be ...
new article 27 Jan 2016
Oracle provides Java Mission Control (whitepaper here), a toolset as part of its JDK that can be used to capture “in-flight” data while the JVM is running. gathering and analyzing this “pre-crash” data using the flight recorder would be a good starting point to help assist us in determining why the JVM is constantly running out of memory. Note: Java Mission Control (JMC) and the Java Flight ...
updated article 21 Jan 2016
Symanteic is pleased to announce the General Availability of Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Workspace Streaming (SEV) 7.5 SP1 HF8 via File connect.   Following are the highlights of this HF: Incident Abstract KB 3894094   Receive error 'executable file not found' when gathering streamlets in Composer. TECH234040 3894121 Streaming a package after being edited causes ...
updated article 20 Jan 2016
Problem: Some applications generates missing library files when launching on 32bit application.   Cause: Applications that require a depended application or layer that supplies the dlls for the application to run can cause some "Unable to locate file" issues due to the dll not being able to be located in the dependent layer. The 6.x version of streaming was designed around legacy windows ...
updated article 17 Jan 2016
Problem: The DA services stop responding or crash after X minutes of up time.  Cause: The Data Access (DA) component will crash due to an issue with the asdijni.dll in the C:\Symantec\Workspace Streaming\Server\common\bin.  The service can crashing with the error repeatedly 'JavaUser::getTokenGroups pUser->Get(L"TokenGroups" failed with 0x8000500d' -Relating the AD property ...
new article 29 Dec 2015
Sno stati raccolti in questo articolo alcuni degli articoli pubblicati che sono dedicati al mondo degli Amministratori di Sistema (aka SysAdmin). Questa raccolta è stata suddivisa per applicazioni di gestione sistemi, office, gestione rete e tool specifici dedicati al mondo della sicurezza. Categoria Descrizione Download Networking TCP/IP Manager è un ottimo programma gratuito ...
new article 21 Dec 2015
Purpose: To setup Software Workspace Streaming using a Linux backend with Samba. Software Requirements: Linux Dristro SWS streaming agent Virtual Composer Backend Setup: I am using the ubuntu server 14.04 LTS release to setup a headless server with just openssh and samba 4.x. I will also setup the permissions using smbpasswd and unix accounts.  1. Once you download and install ubuntu ...
new article 25 Nov 2015
Purpose This article will deal with issues with pinning shortcuts to the taskbar that are virtualized with SWV/SWS Issue: When pinning applications like chrome to the taskbar and you disable the layer and then upgrade the package to a new version the icon turns to a white paper and is unusable.  Cause: ​When it comes to pinning applications to the task bar, this is unsupported behavior. ...
new article 23 Nov 2015
In this article I have collected some of the tools already published and dedicated to system administrators. This collection was divided by applications for management systems, office, network management and specific tools for security. Category Description Download Page Networking The TCP/IP Mananger is a nice software designed to help computer users keep track of their network ...
updated blog entry 24 Nov 2015
The TCP/IP Manager is a nice software designed to help computer users keep track of their network configuration in different locations. TCP/IP Manager is an open source application designed to help computer users keep track of their network configuration in different locations, and switch from one network to another easily. Features: Open-source (free to use and redistribute) Save your ...
new blog entry 20 Nov 2015
PWGen è un interessante programma professionale che consente di generare password sicure. PWGen fornisce un numerose opzioni per personalizzare le password in maniera da adattarsi alle diverse esigenze degli utenti. Inoltre, offre crittografia forte del testo e anche la creazione di file di dati casuali. Caratteristiche Genera diversi tipi di password da usare per scopi ...
updated blog entry 20 Nov 2015
Vivaldi è un nuovo browser web sviluppato da Vivaldi Technologies, una società fondata dal co-fondatore di Opera Software . Questo browser è dotato di un'interfaccia utente minimalista con icone e font di base, ed è in grado di fornire una Interfaccia utente autoadattante modificando l'interfaccia grafica con una combinazione di colori che si modifica in base alle pagine web che si stanno ...
updated blog entry 19 Nov 2015
The freeware tool called Neo’s SafeKeys allows to show a virtual keyboard on the screen and transferring the characters you selected with your mouse.  This is one of the most secure method because you are not using your keyboard or your clipboard. How to use: You can type your password simply selecting each single character on this visual keyboard, then drag and drop into the password box ...
new blog entry 05 Nov 2015
Vivaldi is a new web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by Opera Software co-founder. This browser has a minimalistic user interface with basic icons and fonts, and a color scheme that changes based on the background and design of the web page being visited. The first impression is positive, even if it is still in beta the browser has good performance and stability. ...
new blog entry 23 Oct 2015
PWGen is a professional password generator capable of generating large amounts of cryptographically-secure passwords—“classical” passwords, pronounceable passwords, pattern-based passwords, and passphrases consisting of words from word lists. PWGen provides lots of options to customize passwords to the users’ various needs. Additionally, it offers strong text encryption and the creation of ...
updated blog entry 16 Oct 2015
ProjectLibre (previously known as OpenProj) is an open source alternative to Microsoft Project. It is compatible with MS Project 2003, 2007, and 2010. It also supports several languages. Key features: Project Management software Compatibility with Microsoft Project 2010 Microsoft Project replacement Gantt Chart PERT Charts RBS Chart Network Diagram An active online community License: ...
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 Sep 2015
Attention all Altiris User Group members and fans of the Symantec ManageThis band located anywhere near Cleveland, OH! We are holding a HUGE regional User Group meeting on Friday, October 2 in conjunction with the finals of the 2009 Corporate Battle of the Bands . Key members of the Altiris Product Management team will be presenting several technical sessions and ...
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 ...
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 14 Jan 2016
Hello, recently we came across a scenario which brought up an idea which could be pretty beneficial for everyone. Currently SWS console allows us to enable packages for different operating systems and x64 architecture. Would it be possible to include some custom option on console where we would specify ourselves a registry key or a file/folder based on which package would be enabled/disabled ...
updated idea 18 Sep 2015
Improve the way and DATES and PACKAGES/VERSIONS are selected within all the reports. Right now it's slow and cumbersome to scroll through the list to make selections when there are many to choose from. For DATES instead of bringing up a calendar, maybe have drop down arrow choices for Month, Day, Year, Add REMOVE DELETED PACKAGES from the APPLICATION PROVISIONS report, no need to see whose ...
updated idea 05 Aug 2015
I have been notified that NS6 support and development will end after SP4.  This is a critical product for us, and continued development will be important until we migrate to NS7.
updated idea 02 Jul 2015
Hi, I'd like to propose a new idea to remove unprovisioned applications from streaming agent's cache using Update Application button. Current behavior: 1. User streams virtual package to the cache 2. User is unprovisioned from the virtual package but this still remaines in the streaming agent's cache    2.a If SLAM feature is enabled, streaming server will deactivate unprovisioned ...
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