We will start by covering an overview of the different core components that make up the complete App Volumes solution—a glossary, if you like. These are either components of the actual App Volumes solution or additional components that are required to build your complete environment.
App Volumes Manager is the heart of the solution. Installed on the Windows Server operating system, App Volumes Manager controls the application-delivery engine and provides you with access to a web-based dashboard and console from which you can manage your entire App Volumes environment.
You will get your first glimpse of App Volumes Manager in Chapter 4, Installing and Configuring the App Volumes Software, when you complete the installation and start the post-installation tasks, where you will configure details for your virtual host servers, storage, Active Directory, and other environment variables.
Once you have completed the installation tasks, you will use App Volumes...