Recently I had to sequence Autodesk TrueView 2014 using App-V 5 Sp1. At first this seemed pretty straightforward as I found some recipies on the Internet. But these all turned out to be incomplete or for App-V 4.6. I found that for the best result I had to move (at least the client) to SP2. So here’s my recipe for sequecing Autodesk TrueView 2014.
We know that it is possible to launch a external (non virtualized) executable inside a App-V 5 virtual environment by using the /appvve parameter and supplying the PackageID and VersionID of the sequence that you want to launch the executable into.
So what happens if the sequence that you want to launch the executable into is part of a Connection Group? Will the launched executable have access to the complete virtual environment of the connection group? Well the answer is a simple “Yes”.
So I started to wonder if is it possible to connect directly to the Connection Group instead of to a sequence that is part of the Connection Group. Read More…