Search This Blog

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Server App-V Introduction


[Updated : 14 July 2012]
Server App-V is available with VMM 2012. Server App-V is not a product that you can buy from the shelves and not even you can download separately. However, it is one of the features on SCVMM 2012.
Traditional deployment of application:-
An application team deploy and configure an application would roughly took them 4 hours. Well, 4 hours is consider not well long. But how about , they need to deploy 5 VM with the similar application.
That would end up, 20 hours ! Then another request to deploy into 10 VMs, 20VMs. …wow that would waste a lot of time of the deployment.
But with Server App-V and VMM 2012, an application team can reduce the deployment time.
  • Deploy Application to Sequencer VM
  • Sequence the installation and configuration changes by using Server App-V
  • Final package created
  • Store the application package into VMM Library
  • Use VMM to provision new VM and deploy application as Virtual package
To install Server App-V, user can get the installer inside VMM 2012 RC. Just navigate to D:\SAV\amd64\SeqSetup.exe
  • D is DVDROM.
  • amd64 – for 64 bit Server OS
  • i386 – for 32 bit Server OS
In my scenario, i have install the Server App-V Sequencer at Windows Server 2008 R2 + SP1.
Before start sequencing an application, remember to create an Initial Snapshot to the Sequencer VM. The reason why you need to create a snapshot is because you need revert to a fresh operating system each time when you finish sequence an application. With Hyper-V snapshot, you will be able to apply and revert to previous state of the operating system.
Below is the Server App-V Sequencer program when you want to create an application package and modify an existing package.
Finally, below is the simple video on how to sequence MySQL application using Server App-V:

Sequence MySQL using Server App-V from Yoong Seng Lai on Vimeo.


  1. You know your projects stand out of the herd. There is something special about them. It seems to me all of them are really brilliant! TutuApp VIP iOS 10

  2. i read a lot of stuff and i found that the way of writing to clearifing that exactly want to say was very good so i am impressed and ilike to come again in future.. AppEven iOS 11

  3. interesting post, such a very informative blog, keep sharing with us.
    tutuapp apk


Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.