[THIN] Re: APPV 5.0 (SCM and Publishing Server), PVS 7 and XA6.5

  • From: Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:46:54 -0700


You should clear the App-V cache at the same time you reseal your PVS
image.  Hence, it shouldn't be part of the image.


On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 11:04 AM, James Scanlon <scanjam@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Please anyone if you have advice or suggestions id love to hear them...
> still having quite a few issues this way and it seems most people are
> baking the app-v apps into the image? I simply want PVS image with app-v
> streaming / 'full infrastructure mode'..... :)
> I saw something about moving the package root outside of the image to the
> pvs static / cache disk? is that a good idea?
> Cheers
> scanjam
> ------------------------------
> From: scanjam@xxxxxxxxxxx
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: APPV 5.0 (SCM and Publishing Server), PVS 7 and XA6.5
> Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:01:04 +1000
> As the title suggests we are running AppV 5.0 SP2 with a recently
> installed http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2934349
> I have a XenApp 6.5 PVS image in read only mode and when launching AppV
> apps I seem to be able to launch some apps first time only.
> Doesnt matter if im admin, or normal user
> Doesnt matter if im using RDP or ICA
> Doesnt matter if I clear my profile - from then on the apps are dead, for
> all users.
> Fix so far is reboot... which is AWESOME!
> We are using the Appv 5 publishing server with Shared content mode
> (support staff etc need to be able to deploy apps to servers, and dont want
> packages baked into the image if at all possible)
> Example:
> If I log on, launch an AppV app Winzip 18, It loads first time, then on
> subsequent retries does literally nothing
> From then on the launching of other AppV apps break SQL Management console
> Yet one AppV application, AGS Remote Desktop, continues to work without
> issue - launches everytime!
> The logging of AppV 5 client is garbage, and there is literally nothing in
> the event logs either, all we see is the operation event log info of:
> A request for the file
> C:\ProgramData\App-V\12160C7F-CB16-4D45-BE71-A36E3BBD15A2\37568102-90C5-4115-8382-28A009AF1C5F\Root\en-US\winzip64.exe.mui
> from process 0x2144 is being processed as an alternate user
> S-1-5-21-162393699-21082718-2283726478-38935.
> We do little in preparing the PVS image before read only mode other than
> removing all the packages from the server before shutdown
> Get-AppvClientPackage -All | Remove-AppVClientPackage
> My Questions:
> Has anyone seen this behaviour?
> Are there further steps to prepare the PVS image for running AppV Apps in
> infrastructure mode? i.e (an AppV refresh script at the server startup?)
> Thank you in advance,
> Beers on me if you can get this working for us!! :)
> James

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