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Learning VMware App Volumes

By : Peter von Oven
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Learning VMware App Volumes

By: Peter von Oven

Overview of this book

App Volumes provides a virtualized, real-time application delivery engine for virtual desktop infrastructure and is designed to enable VDI deployments to ensure greater flexibility, agility, and cost reduction. This book starts with an in-depth overview of the architecture and components used to design an optimized solution. We then show you how to install and configure App Volumes for different use cases such as VMware View integration, using VMware ThinApp, Citrix XenApp, and more. Throughout the chapters, we provide hints, tips, and tricks as well as best practices. By the end of the book, you will have built a working App Volumes environment and acquired the skills to build and run a production environment.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Learning VMware App Volumes
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgments
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Installing the software


Now that we have downloaded the software, met our prerequisites and requirements, and have our infrastructure in place, it's time to start the installation. We will start with App Volumes Manager.

Installing App Volumes Manager

Locate the folder or shared folder where you have stored the App Volumes software.

Double-click on the Installation folder, then on the Manager folder, and then launch the App Volumes Manager Windows Installer file, as shown in the following screenshot:

The App Volumes Manager Installation Wizard launches, as shown in the following screenshot:

Click on Next > to start the installation. You will now see the VMWARE END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT window, as shown in the following screenshot:

Click on the radio button for I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click on Next > to continue.

You will now see the Choose a Database window, as shown in the following screenshot:

Here you have two options: you can install a local instance of SQL...