App-V 5 Recipe: Anaconda

Key points of sequencing Anaconda: use a PVAD Install Anaconda to C:\Anaconda_x_versionhere\ After installing, in the sequence do the first run tasks, change preferences and change any settings to point the PVAD. Screenshots planned.. one day. Sorry for the briefness!

App-V 5 and JDK Stuff

Just sequenced Android Studio in App-V 5.0 Sp3 successfully. Here’s how: Use the default GUID based PVAD and install JDK and Android Studio in the same package, all to the PVAD. Job done 🙂 This lync may be of use too if Java has any issues trying to update itself and other bits and pieces: http://packageology.com/2014/02/sequencing-java-the-definitive-guide-part-1/

App-V 5.0 SP3 Server Install

Recently tasked with upgrading App-V 5 SP1 servers to SP3 I ran into difficulties with the database, deleting a table it wanted to later update. This was down to Microsoft getting the order of execution wrong in their readme file. Here’s the correct order, a solution I found on technet: 1. CreateTables.sql 2. CreateStoredProcs.sql 3.