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How to Determine Which Type of Application to Sequence (App-V 4.6 SP1)

Updated: March 10, 2011

Applies To: Application Virtualization 4.6 SP1

You can sequence three basic types of applications by using Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Sequencer.

To determine which type of application to sequence

Use the following table to determine which type of application you should sequence and to obtain more information about how to sequence the application.

 

Application Type Description More Information

Standard

Select this option to create a package that contains an application or a suite of applications. You should select this option for most applications that you plan to sequence.

How to Sequence a New Standard Application (App-V 4.6 SP1)

Add-on or Plug-in

Select this option to create a package that extends the functionality of a standard application, for example, a plug-in for Microsoft Excel. Additionally, you can use plug-ins for natively installed applications, or another package that is linked by using Dynamic Suite Composition. For more information about Dynamic Suite Composition, see How To Use Dynamic Suite Composition (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=203804).

How to Sequence a New Add-on or Plug-in Application (App-V 4.6 SP1)

Middleware

Select this option to create a package that is required by a standard application, for example, the Microsoft .NET Framework. Middleware packages are used for linking to other packages by using Dynamic Suite Composition. For more information about Dynamic Suite Composition, see How To Use Dynamic Suite Composition (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=203804).

How to Sequence a New Middleware Application (App-V 4.6 SP1)

See Also

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