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new idea 24 Oct 2014
We utilize both SWV and SWS and we would like to maintain the same package repository for both solutions but when a package is imported into the SWS console it creates a new folder with a GUID as the folder and package name making it impossible to identify what package is what. Could there be any way in the future that we could share a virtualized software repository between SWS and SWV ...
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 ...
new blog entry 17 Oct 2014
PingHurry is a nice that allows to run ping and trace route tools in a graph window ( flat or 3D view ), it accepts IP addresses and host names. If your job requires to do connectivity checks several times a day, then this is the right tool for you. With PingHurry a ping/trace/reverse lookup task is one hotkey away, just show/hide the PingHurry window by using the hotkey or system tray icon. ...
updated discussion 09 Oct 2014
Hello all, For a while now, Flexera's AdminStudio along with its SWV add-on was the main alternative for WPS users to go to if they decided to move away from WPS after it bcame EOL.  The good news is that now Raynet's RayPack 1.2 now includes SWV support among other things.  The following link will give you its Release Notes:-  ...
new discussion 09 Oct 2014
Hi, In XP machine when I launch my shorcut from Symantec streaming console then I'm getting error as follows: "10075 error code. It was not possible to establish a connection: communication error. Please try to regain access to the application to verify the configuration of the network. Please contact the administrator if the problem persists" In other sites it has been mentioned that it may ...
new discussion 02 Oct 2014
Now that the streaming agent is part of CMS I would like to try and utilze it.  I have seen a demo where it appeared just the config file was changed to point to a share and then the apps populated. I have installed it and tried to change various settings in the config file but it closes out every time I try and launch the agent. The log files show this   2014-10-02 09:52:05 INFO ...
updated discussion 01 Oct 2014
Hello! I would like a help to solve this problem: When creating a new layer in the Symantec Workspace Virtualization Admin, the error is occurring in 1722.  
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 ...
new article 12 Aug 2014
We generally are installed various programs and tools in our Windows computer. It's always highly recommended and a best practice keep the  software running the latest version. In this way we avoid any specific security issues and have the most current features available to use. Understanding the version number of your software is the answer to discovering if you need to upgrade your ...
updated article 04 Jun 2014
Steps to Configure SWS with SQL Server on Windows Authentication Mode. On the SQL Database Server: 1. Configure a SQL 2008 R2 (or any other SWS supported SQL version) Server with Windows authentication alone (Default SA account will be disabled). 2. Identify one domain user and add it as sysadmin in the SQL 2008 Security Logins. This user will act as the super user who creates the DB schema ...
updated article 13 May 2014
This article explains how you can find Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Streaming 7.5 SP1 documentation on Symantec Knowledge Base. Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Streaming 7.5 SP1 release contains the following products: Symantec Workspace Streaming Symantec Workspace Virtualization Symantec Virtual Composer Below is a reference table to Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Streaming ...
updated article 12 May 2014
Hello All, I am very pleased to annouce that this week we have released the latest update for Symantec Workspace Streaming and Virtualization.  This release brings some very exciting new updates that not only simplifies application delivery and improves end user experience, enables VDI and BYOD. For example we have added the following: Windows 8.1 support Improved Virtual Composer Changed ...
updated article 28 Apr 2014
Links to our favorite Webcasts and Podcasts that discuss Symantec Workspace Virtualization and Workspace Streaming. Webcasts Preview of Workspace Virtualization and Streaming 7.5 SP1 Date: March 19, 2014 Guest Presenter: Joseph Carson   Using Symantec Workspace Streaming for Software License Management Date: May 22, 2013 Guest Presenters: Sree ...
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 ...
new blog entry 17 Oct 2014
PingHurry is a nice that allows to run ping and trace route tools in a graph window ( flat or 3D view ), it accepts IP addresses and host names. If your job requires to do connectivity checks several times a day, then this is the right tool for you. With PingHurry a ping/trace/reverse lookup task is one hotkey away, just show/hide the PingHurry window by using the hotkey or system tray icon. ...
updated blog entry 08 Oct 2014
Below are the most visited posts in the Endpoint Virtualization Community for September 2014 List of Run Commands in Windows 7 and 8 NoSleep.exe - Prevents Screensaver and PC Locking c:\Windows\System32 Files Explained How to Convert VMDK to VHD Virtual Disk Image Windows Installer Cleanup Utility Replaced Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 Layer Definition File Google Chrome Standalone ...
new blog entry 19 Aug 2014
OfficeIns from NirSoft is a portable freeware utility that lists all the Microsoft Office add-ins present on your computer. This tool is useful in case of issues with Microsoft Office add-ins ( i.e. add-ins can cause not to open Outlook or frequent non-responding issues when an add-in is running etc.). It shows the list of all installed add-ins for Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, ...
new blog entry 31 Jul 2014
InstalledDriversList è un programma portabile della NirSoft che consente di visualizzare una lista dettagliata dei drivers installati nel vostro sistema. Come mostrato nella immagine seguente, per ogni driver sono visualizzati : nome del driver, nome visualizzato, descrizione, tipo di avvio, tipo driver, gruppo, nome del file, dimensioni, data di creazione/modifica e informazioni sulla ...
new blog entry 29 Jul 2014
InstalledDriversList by NirSoft is a portable tool that lists all device drivers that are currently installed on your system. As shown in the image below, for every device driver is shown : Driver Name, Display Name, Description, Startup Type, Driver type, Driver Group, Filename, File Size, Modified/Created Time of the driver file, and version information of the driver file. Available ...
new blog entry 18 Jul 2014
Per conoscere la versione di Microsoft Office Version installata in un computer, vi sono alcune possibilità ( ad es. aprendo una applicazione Office, da pannello di controllo ecc.). Una soluzione specifica per risolvere questa esigenza ed avere un riassunto dettagliato del pacchetto Office installato è fornita dal programma ASoft Office Version Detector. Questo programma che può essere ...
updated blog entry 15 Jul 2014
Mantenere aggiornato il browser web è uno dei fattori che consentono di limitare al minimo i rischi di sicurezza del tuo computer. Un altro fattore di rischio comunemente sottovalutato è quello di tenere aggiornati anche i plug-in con l'ultima versione disponibile. Che cos’è un plugin?  I plugin permettono di visualizzare filmati, animazioni e giochi. Sono realizzati da aziende estranee ...
updated blog entry 10 Jul 2014
If you need to know the Microsoft Office Version installed in a computer, I suggest to try ASoft Office Version Detector, This simple portable tool, help you to discover the different versions of Microsoft Office that are installed on a machine. This tool shows the Version, Edition, Service Pack, Platform and if exists all installed applications. an interesting feature is the data can be ...
updated blog entry 01 Jul 2014
2Tware Convert VHD è un utile programma per convertire dischi virtuali di VMware VMDK in un formato Microsoft VHD. Questo tool è in grado di eseguire la conversione dei dischi virtuali creati per essere eseguiti con VMware in maniera da poterli testare anche con MIcrosoft Virtual PC. L'altra interessante caratteristica che lo contraddistingue è quella di eseguire anche la conversione di un ...
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 download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 6 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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 24 Oct 2014
We utilize both SWV and SWS and we would like to maintain the same package repository for both solutions but when a package is imported into the SWS console it creates a new folder with a GUID as the folder and package name making it impossible to identify what package is what. Could there be any way in the future that we could share a virtualized software repository between SWS and SWV ...
new idea 04 Oct 2013
Make IsolationRules to dynamic find the GUID it self with a kind of variable. Instead of having to enter the GUID of the layer you want to Isolate, it would be nice to use the Registry key name or a variable instead. This will also make it possible for the IsolationRules to use the new RW GUID that are created when during a reset of a layer. For RO layer it could be ID instead of ...
new idea 21 Aug 2013
It would be nice to have the ability to search for particular files and registry settings when editing a layer for Workspace Virtualization either via Virtual Composer or Admin tool.
new idea 05 May 2011
The idea here is to package the SVS runtime too along with .VSA Archive. Also instead of .VSA, make it as a single self-executable .EXE / .COM file where all the runtime/ temporary files are sandboxed. The biggest plus of this approach is you need not depend up the presence of SVS runtime in every client machines & need not worry about any traces / leftovers. This approach will make all the ...
new idea 13 Apr 2011
Hi, I have seen something that can be usefull and powerfull if it will be added in the next release of SWS suite:   When I would like to stream an application who as pdf link and Adobe is not streamed too, it show me shortcuts without icons, not so fine. Is it possible to link the non streamed application directly to the icon of the application dependence steam? Example: Before any ...