How to Install the Management Console

You can use the following procedure to install the Application Virtualization Management Console on a target computer on the network. You must use a network account that has administrator privileges on the target computer. You can use the console to configure and manage the Application Virtualization System Platform.

Before you can complete this procedure, you must install the Application Virtualization Management Web Service on this or a different computer. The Management Web Service allows you to access the data store and the domain controller. For more information about installing the Web service, see How to Install the Management Web Service.

To install the Management Console

  1. Verify that no previous versions of the Management Console are installed on the target computer.

  2. Navigate to the location of the Application Virtualization System setup program on the network, either run this program from the network or copy its directory to the target computer, and then double-click Setup.exe.

  3. On the Welcome Page, click Next.

  4. On the License Agreement page, to accept the license agreement, select I accept the license terms and conditions, and then click Next.

  5. On the Registration Information page, specify the User Name and Organization information, and then click Next.

  6. On the Setup Type page, click Custom and then click Next.

  7. On the Custom Setup page, deselect all Application Virtualization System components except Management Console, and then click Next.

    If a component is already installed on the computer, by deselecting it on the Custom Setup screen, it will automatically be uninstalled.

  8. On the Ready to Modify the Program screen, click Install.

    If this is the first component you install, the Ready to Install the Program page is displayed. To start the installation, click Install.

  9. On the Installation Wizard Completed screen, click Finish. Click Okay to restart the computer and complete the installation.

  10. In the Windows Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools and then click Application Virtualization Management Console to display the Management Console.

  11. Click the Connect icon, or right-click the Application Virtualization Systems container, and then click Connect to Application Virtualization System.

  12. On the Connect to Application Virtualization System screen, enter the host name and port of the Management Web Service computer, change the security information and login credentials if necessary, and then click OK.

  13. After connecting to the Management Web Service computer, click File on the Console menu, and then click Exit. Click Yes to save console settings.

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