How to Revert Extension Points from an App-V 5.0 Package to an App-V 4.6 SP2 Package For All Users on a Specific Computer
Updated: November 1, 2012
Applies To: Application Virtualization 5.0, Application Virtualization 5.0 SP1, Application Virtualization 5.0 SP2, Application Virtualization 5.0 SP3
Use the following procedure to revert extension points from an App-V 5.0 package to the App-V 4.6 SP2 file format using the deployment configuration file.
To revert a package
Ensure that App-V 4.6 SP2 package is published to the users but the FTAs and shortcuts have been assumed by App-V 5.0 package using the following migration method, How to Migrate Extension Points From an App-V 4.6 SP2 Package to a Converted App-V 5.0 Package for All Users on a Specific Computer.
In the userConfiguration section of the deployment configuration file for the converted package, to set the policy, make the following update to the userConfiguration section: ManagingAuthority TakeoverExtensionPointsFrom46="false" PackageName=<Package ID>
From an elevated command prompt, type:
PS>Set-AppvClientPackage $pkg –DynamicDeploymentConfiguration <path to deployment configuration file>
PS>Publish-AppVClientPackage $pkg –DynamicUserConfigurationType useDeploymentConfiguration
Perform a publishing refresh, or wait for the next scheduled publishing refresh for the App-V 4.6 SP2 package.
Open the application using FTAs or shortcuts. The Application should now open using App-V 4.6 SP2.
Note If you do not need the App-V 5.0 package anymore, you can unpublish the App-V 5.0 package and the extension points will automatically revert to App-V 4.6.
Other ResourcesOperations for App-V 5.0
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