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MOF Reliability Workbook for App-V

The Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) Reliability Workbook for Application Virtualization provides the knowledge, specific tasks, and schedules needed to keep technologies running smoothly so IT can deliver the services an organization expects. Each workbook includes maintenance and monitoring tasks, common risk areas, and standard changes for the ongoing care of specific technologies.

Application Virtualization Volume Format Specification

The Microsoft Application Virtualization Volume Format specification describes the file format, internal structure, and layout of special volume files used by the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) product with the following file extensions: .fsd, .fsg, .pkg, and .tmp files.  In providing details of the file format, Microsoft aims to foster adoption of the format by the partner ecosystem by helping Antivirus vendors to modify their software to scan App-V packages when they are not mounted (VE is not mounted) and enabling the community to write tools to open/view pkg files to help assist in application troubleshooting scenarios.

Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Application Virtualization 4.6 (App-V)

Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guide for Application Virtualization 4.6 outlines the critical design elements that are key to a successful implementation of an application virtualization infrastructure.

Windows Optimized Desktop Solution Accelerator

This Solution Accelerator relates the business requirements (IT and user) for a flexible, efficient, and managed desktop environment to sets of complementary Microsoft technologies like Application Virtualization 4.6.

Download the Application Virtualization File Format Specification

This specification describes the file format, internal structure, and layout of SFT, DSFT, and CP files used by the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) product for those with the overall concept of application virtualization technology. By providing details of the file format, Microsoft aims to foster adoption of the format by the partner ecosystem. Learn more about Interoperability and Microsoft's Open Specification Promise

Application Virtualization Resource Kit Tools

Download tools to help you configure, monitor, and manage Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 and 4.6.

Application Virtualization 4.6 Documentation

Download the latest documentation (such as white papers) that provides guidance for the planning, installing, and deploying Application Virtualization 4.6.

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SoftGrid Application Virtualization

  • Get Microsoft SoftGrid 4.2

    The latest version of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance (MDOP) includes SoftGrid 4.2, which you can download from the Microsoft Volume Licensing site.

  • SoftGrid 4.2 release notes and updates

    The release notes include information about new capabilities, requirements, known issues, and best practices. This article also provides the download location information for the SoftGrid 4.2 components.

  • SoftGrid 4.1 Service Pack 1

    Download SoftGrid 4.1 Service Pack 1 (SP1), which includes new capabilities, general information, and known issues for SoftGrid components.

  • Download the Microsoft Assessment and Planning tool for your Application Virtualization Project

    Get ready for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 with the new tool called Microsoft Assessment and Planning. This automated tool can assess your network infrastructure by creating an inventory of your server and desktop infrastructure and generate assessment reports to help you plan your Microsoft Application Virtualization deployment. Download Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit solution accelerator today.