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Archive for June, 2013

Re-thinking IT, What Has Changed?

I was thinking a lot lately, especially about the changes in the IT world and the speed of all the changes. Having been in IT for more than 20 years, I have seen a lot and I have seen a lot of differences through the years. So I decided to write a short blog not about technical things, but about organization and what I think is important now and what is needed in the current IT world. When I started years ago IT was seen as something you do on the side and basically IT meant al electrical machines within a company, computers, copiers, telephones and yes … even coffee machines. It was the time where you took a floppy and start installing. A bit later there was the cd and when you needed to setup a server or workstation you took the cd and started clicking. Oh what a wonderful…

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Error Installing App-V 5.0 SP1 client with CM 2012 SP1

This week I encountered an issue installing the App-V 5.0 SP 1 client with Configuration Manager 2012 SP 1. I went to a client to upgrade the CM 2012 environment to CM 2012 SP1. Having done this before several  times I had no issues during that process. Since we had some time left the client asked me to help with the installing of the App-V client through CM 2012 SP1. All sources were downloaded, so we could start to create an application immediately. As a command line we used the following: appv_client_setup.exe /q /SHAREDCONTENTSTOREMODE=1 I had used this command line before to distribute the App-V 5.0 client with Configuration Manager, so all looked promising…. and it was promising, CM 2012 SP1 functioned as expected and the application arrived at the targeted workstation. But then CATASTROF, DISASTER! The client failed to install and the picture below shows the details from the…

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