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Microsoft Application Virtualization Advanced Guide by Augusto Alvarez

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Configuring and using the standalone mode

As we know, another great option, when we can't (or just won't) use an App-V Management Server, is the standalone mode.

Working in standalone mode, we don't need anything more than the App-V Desktop Client to stream the applications from a local resource (such as a folder on the client's computer) or from a remote resource (such as a file server available on the network).

Since there's no server in charge of the publication process, in standalone mode, App-V clients cannot be aware that there are new applications available. This gives us three possibilities for importing applications:

  1. Standalone without streaming: Here, we deploy the MSI file manually or using Group Policy. The MSI file contains the OSD and ...

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