Support Lifecycle App-V and the MSIX confusion

Hey there,   It seems that some customers and users are a bit unsure in terms of the Lifecycle and the future of App-V when it comes to MSIX and how all fits together and what is the right strategy for the company moving forward.   When you look up the Support Lifecycle for App-V…

0

INTUNE – Intune and Autopilot Part 3 – Preparing your environment

To be able to start using AutoPilot, there are some prerequisites. We are going to start with company branding. Go to https://portal.azure.com, log in and Click Azure Active directory >> Company branding >> Configure For AutoPilot, the Sign-in page text and the “Square logo image”, highlighted below, need to be specified. The other are optional…

0

INTUNE – Intune and Autopilot Part 2 – Setting up your environment

In the Blueprint we’ve listed all we need, it is time to start setting up our environment! We’re going to start off requesting an Enterprise Mobility + Security Trial Tenant. Open https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/cloud-platform/enterprise-mobility-security-trial and click Sign-up for your free trial Click on Create My account after filling out your Details The next step will be Identity…

0

INTUNE – Intune and Autopilot Part 1 – The Blueprint

The previous blog posts were all about packaging and manual deployment of MSIX packages. As promised we will start covering the different scenarios around deploying these packages.   With Modern IT in mind, our first scenario is cloud based, first Intune and Azure based deployment is focused. So why Azure, Intune and Autopilot? With Microsoft…

0

App-V Sync not working if Device Guard is enabled

Hi there, In September 2017 Rollup there where some changes to Device Guard which increase teh Overall security of your System. As a result the way how our SyncAppVPublishingServer.exe does it work no longer works. As a result you see that the Sync Process is crashing – no further notice (except that you don’t have…

0

MSIX – The MSIX Packaging Tool – Using the first package

In our previous blog post we created our first MSIX package, now it’s finally time to  install the MSIX package, and launch the application! We will not go into the details of the different deployment scenario’s. We’ll leave that for a later blog post. Main goal is to install the package with a normal user…

0

MSIX – The MSIX Packaging Tool – signing the MSIX package

So, as we noticed a certificate is needed to sign the MSIX package. Especially for those with a history in packaging, signing an AppX/MSIX-package could potentially be the first time you’re ever faced with the requirement. So…. Why should we sign packages? Signing code or binaries nowadays is common practice. Starting with executables, drivers and…

0

App-V Auto Sequencing – Retrieve the password

Connecting to the Auto Sequencer VM can be done using the Connect-AppVSequencerVM cmdlet   If you want to use a remote desktop connection to the machine, or just open it up from hyper-V, you’ll need the Password. The Password is stored in “C:\ProgramData\Microsoft Application Virtualization\AutoSequencer\SequencerMachines” in a file named after the machine, so in my…

0

MSIX – The MSIX Packaging Tool – Creating the first package

In an earlier post we spoke about preparing the MSIX packaging machine. Now we describe using the MSIX packaging tool for the first time. We recommend starting with a ‘simple’ application first. For example, Remote Desktop Connection Manager .The use of MSIX is of course not focused on virtualizing administrative tools, but in this instance…

0

MSIX – System Center Configuration Manager 1806 supports MSIX

Last week the 1806 update for Configuration Manager current branch was released. https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2018/07/31/update-1806-for-configuration-manager-current-branch-is-now-available/   Among other functionality, MSIX support has been added to the 1806 update for Configuration Manager current branch. You can add a MSIX package just like you would do with any other application.   Once created, you can add the package to…

0