Category: App Volumes

Plan on utilizing VMware App Volumes with your XenApp environment?

One thing to bear in mind and this bit me in my proof of concept environment was order of the installation pieces between the native agents and that:

So if planning on testing install in the following order:

I) After your OS is on install your VMware tools

II) Install XenApp

III) Then install your App Volumes agent

I had put III) before II) and ran into unusual issues (blank screens on launch of apps etc – nothing really pointing to anything error-wise in either logs or event viewer – only when I checked out:

http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/vmware-app-volumes-citrix-xenapp.pdf

was I put right