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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
About the Author
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Managing AppStacks

In this section, we will look at the tasks you can perform on your AppStacks, and other general management tasks and processes.

Editing AppStacks

Once you have created an AppStack, you have the ability to edit some of its settings. Here's how to edit an AppStack:

  1. Click on the VOLUMES menu option and then, from the AppStacks tab, check the box next to the AppStack you want to edit.

    In this example, click on the Visio Pro 2013 AppStack (1). Click on the Edit button (2), as shown in the following diagram:

    You will now see the Edit AppStack page, which looks like this:

  2. You can edit the AppStack name (3) and description (4). Simply enter the new text.

    There is also the option of selecting operating system compatibility (5). Here, you can select which operating systems the AppStack supports.


    When selecting an operating system, ensure that the applications contained in the AppStack will run on the operating system you select. It's worth testing the application before making any changes...