App-V Packaging with AdminStudio
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App-V Package/Application Packaging Course Overview

The App-V Packaging with AdminStudio course gives you the skills and know-how you need to efficiently virtualize desktop applications using AdminStudio Suite. This three-day, instructor-led application packaging course focuses on determining which applications are good candidates for App-V, becoming familiar with App-V package creation and editing, and using AdminStudio to automate application readiness processes across large application sets.

Course Objectives

Key topics of the application packaging course include determining which applications are good App-V candidates, creating and editing App-V packages, and automating virtualization processes across large application sets. During this course you'll:

  • Learn prevailing best practices
  • Get hands-on experience in App-V application compatibility testing
  • Gain a working knowledge of how to convert an MSI to App-V quickly and easily
  • Use real-world examples for creating, testing, and validating virtual packages
  • Acquire a working knowledge of bulk conversion tools

Application Packaging Course Agenda

  • Introduction to Microsoft Application Virtualization
    • Applications Not Suitable for Virtualization
    • The Anatomy of a Sequence
  • Deployment and Publishing Options for Virtual Application Packages
  • Overview of the Packaging Process Using AdminStudio
  • Support Resources
  • AdminStudio Overview
    • Components and Functionality
    • Virtualization Pack
    • Application Compatibility Pack
  • Lab Setup
  • Virtualization Suitability and Automated Testing
  • Converting Windows Installer Packages
  • Bulk Conversion Using the Automated Application Converter
  • Application Communication Techniques
    • Multiple Applications into an App-V Package
    • Dynamic Suite Composition
    • Virtual Application Connection
  • Deployment Methods; Optimizing Packages for:
    • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
    • Standalone Windows Installer Deployment
    • App-V Server Infrastructure
  • Update/Upgrade Techniques
    • Active Upgrade
    • New Application
    • Application Brand
  • Package Troubleshooting
  • Advanced App-V Package Options