Sometimes it pays to RTFM..

A reader e-mailed me the other day about the KEEPCURRENTSETTINGS property of the App-V 4.5 client setup and how when used on the command line, other properties are ignored. I hadn’t seen this behaviour – or so I thought until I found that my client install script was not setting the right virtual driver letter or enabling streaming from file.

Unable to set security descriptor on global package files on App-V client upgrade

If you are deploying the App-V ADM Template to manage your App-V 4.5 clients you may need to consider the timing of deploying of Group Policy settings versus deployment of the client. The App-V ADM Template whitepaper recommends deploying the template after you have deployed the client.

CLI02-PD: New features in App-V 4.5

This was a session to demo the new features in App-V 4.5, mainly aimed at those people already familiar with App-V. It was presented by Gene Ferioli, a senior program manager on the App-V team. Gene worked with the SCCM team on the App-V integration for SCCM 2007 R2.

SVR203: Windows Server 2008 R2: Work Anywhere Infrastructure

This session was about DirectAccess in Windows 7 and Windows Serve 2008 R2 as well as Terminal Services Remote Desktop Services changes in Windows Server 2008 R2. The DirectAccess feature looks pretty compelling but it will take some time to get to there. However, the Remote Desktop Services stuff was actually pretty cool.

TechEd EMEA 2008 - First Impressions

After experiencing some initial troubles with Internet access from my hotel room, I might be able to start posting some pieces from Tech∙Ed here in Barcelona. Some of these might be out of chronological order, but first up here’s a general odds and ends from my first few days here: