App-V: HTTP Publishing - Part 1

With all the excitement around HTTP streaming in App-V 4.5, many people fail to realize HTTP Publishing has been a feature of App-V since…well…the very first release of SoftGrid. This series of articles will discuss how to build your own App-V publishing server. HTTP Publishing is a surprisingly powerful feature. It provides you with complete […]

With all the excitement around HTTP streaming in App-V 4.5, many people fail to realize HTTP Publishing has been a feature of App-V since…well…the very first release of SoftGrid. This series of articles will discuss how to build your own App-V publishing server. HTTP Publishing is a surprisingly powerful feature. It provides you with complete control over which applications are delivered to each user. The criteria that you choose to make this decision are completely up to you. For example, you could base it on the ACLs associated with the package files. With this strategy, if the user has access to package files, then the applications in the package are published to the user. This simple policy provides similar entitlement functionality that is available with the App-V Management Server. It is the one that will be demonstrated in this article.[…]

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