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

  • From: Saravanan Srinivasan <sarav2k@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:51:18 -0700 (PDT)

We do the same and also run a scheduled job (runs on reboot ONLY) to load the 
cache for all apps.
On Monday, April 21, 2014 3:47 PM, Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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?
>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 
>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 
>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)
>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 
> from process 0x2144 is being processed as an alternate user 
>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!! :)

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