VMware App Volumes - Applications and Packages

In this quick walkthrough we're going to demo how VMware App Volumes can package and deliver applications through their entire lifecycle.  

Walkthrough Summary

  • Open Testdrive Workspace ONE and log in with your Test Drive credentials
  • Launch the Desktop pool called TD-WINDOWS10 
  • Launch the shortcut on the desktop called "App Volumes Manager"
  • Navigate to the Applications tab
  • View the Microsoft Office Application options
  • Navigate to the Packages tab
  • View Microsoft Office 2016 Package options
  • Close App Volumes Manager.
  • Navigate Start menu
  • Launch Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Close PowerPoint.
  • Log out of the TD-WINDOWS10 Desktop

In order to perform the full end-to-end demo make sure you have the following:

  • A valid account in the VMware TestDrive environment, sign up here if you don't
  • Network access from your device and TCP ports 80, 443 and 4172 & UDP 4172 enabled
  • An appropriate Horizon client installed on your device
  • An appropriate web browser (such as Google Chrome) installed on your device

Let's get started, open up your favorite web browser and get sign into Workspace ONE.

https://testdrive.vidmpreview.com

 

Click the "Launcher" Tab and  Launch "TD-WINDOWS10" 

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From the Windows Desktop, launch the shortcut called "App Volumes Manager" 

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Log in with your Testdrive credentials (Note: You will have read-only access to the Appvolumes Manager Console)

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Choose the "Inventory" button and navigate to the Applications Tab

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Expand the Office 2016 Application

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This is where you control Assignments and create Packages.  

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Navigate to the Packages tab.  

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Expand the Microsoft Office 2016 Package.  Note the controls and options.  Click "Programs"

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Note the complete list of Programs.

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Close the Programs list and click "Edit" Note the "Stage" section and the options for staging applications through their lifecycle. 

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Log out of App Volumes Manager and close.  

Click the Start Button

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Notice the installed Applications delivered by App Volumes.

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 Click on Powerpoint.

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Click the "Ask me later" button, and click "Accept"

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 Once the Application comes up, you can close at any time

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Log out of the TD-WINDOWS10 Desktop

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This completes the VMware App Volumes Applications and Packages Demo. 

 

 

Walkthrough Summary

  • Opened Testdrive Workspace ONE and log in with your Test Drive credentials
  • Launched the Desktop pool called TD-WINDOWS10 
  • Launched the shortcut on the desktop called "App Volumes Manager"
  • Navigated to the Applications tab
  • Viewed the Microsoft Office Application options
  • Navigated to the Packages tab
  • Viewed Microsoft Office 2016 Package options
  • Closed App Volumes Manager.
  • Navigated Start menu
  • Launched Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Closed PowerPoint.
  • Logged out of the TD-WINDOWS10 Desktop

 Check out the  TestDrive Support KB for further walkthroughs, FAQs and information regarding the VMware Global Demo Environment.

For support or to report issues with any of the demo systems please send us an email.

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