About Client Configuration Settings

The Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.1 client stores its configuration in the registry. You can gather some useful information about the client if you understand the format of data in the registry. You can also configure many client actions by changing registry entries. This topic lists the App-V 5.1 Client configuration settings and explains their uses. You can use PowerShell to modify the client configuration settings. For more information about using PowerShell and App-V 5.1 see Administering App-V 5.1 by Using PowerShell.

App-V 5.1 Client Configuration Settings

The following table displays information about the App-V 5.1 client configuration settings:

Setting name Setup Flag Description Setting Options Registry Key Value Disabled Policy State Keys and Values
PackageInstallationRoot PACKAGEINSTALLATIONROOT Specifies directory where all new applications and updates will be installed. String Streaming\PackageInstallationRoot Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
PackageSourceRoot PACKAGESOURCEROOT Overrides source location for downloading package content. String Streaming\PackageSourceRoot Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
AllowHighCostLaunch Not available. This setting controls whether virtualized applications are launched on Windows 10 machines connected via a metered network connection (For example, 4G). True (enabled); False (Disabled state) Streaming\AllowHighCostLaunch 0
ReestablishmentRetries Not available. Specifies the number of times to retry a dropped session. Integer (0-99) Streaming\ReestablishmentRetries Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
ReestablishmentInterval Not available. Specifies the number of seconds between attempts to reestablish a dropped session. Integer (0-3600) Streaming\ReestablishmentInterval Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
LocationProvider Not available. Specifies the CLSID for a compatible implementation of the IAppvPackageLocationProvider interface. String Streaming\LocationProvider Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
CertFilterForClientSsl Not available. Specifies the path to a valid certificate in the certificate store. String Streaming\CertFilterForClientSsl Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
VerifyCertificateRevocationList Not available. Verifies Server certificate revocation status before steaming using HTTPS. True(enabled); False(Disabled state) Streaming\VerifyCertificateRevocationList 0
SharedContentStoreMode SHAREDCONTENTSTOREMODE Specifies that streamed package contents will be not be saved to the local hard disk. True(enabled); False(Disabled state) Streaming\SharedContentStoreMode 0
Name
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
PUBLISHINGSERVERNAME Displays the name of publishing server. String Publishing\Servers{serverId}\FriendlyName Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
URL
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
PUBLISHINGSERVERURL Displays the URL of publishing server. String Publishing\Servers{serverId}\URL Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
GlobalRefreshEnabled
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
GLOBALREFRESHENABLED Enables global publishing refresh (Boolean) True(enabled); False(Disabled state) Publishing\Servers{serverId}\GlobalEnabled False
GlobalRefreshOnLogon
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
GLOBALREFRESHONLOGON Triggers a global publishing refresh on logon. ( Boolean) True(enabled); False(Disabled state) Publishing\Servers{serverId}\GlobalLogonRefresh False
GlobalRefreshInterval
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
GLOBALREFRESHINTERVAL Specifies the publishing refresh interval using the GlobalRefreshIntervalUnit. To disable package refresh, select 0. Integer (0-744) Publishing\Servers{serverId}\GlobalPeriodicRefreshInterval 0
GlobalRefreshIntervalUnit
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
GLOBALREFRESHINTERVALUNI Specifies the interval unit (Hour 0-23, Day 0-31). 0 for hour, 1 for day Publishing\Servers{serverId}\GlobalPeriodicRefreshIntervalUnit 1
UserRefreshEnabled
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
USERREFRESHENABLED Enables user publishing refresh (Boolean) True(enabled); False(Disabled state) Publishing\Servers{serverId}\UserEnabled False
UserRefreshOnLogon
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
USERREFRESHONLOGON Triggers a user publishing refresh onlogon. ( Boolean)
Word count (with spaces): 60
True(enabled); False(Disabled state) Publishing\Servers{serverId}\UserLogonRefresh False
UserRefreshInterval
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
USERREFRESHINTERVAL Specifies the publishing refresh interval using the UserRefreshIntervalUnit. To disable package refresh, select 0. Word count (with spaces): 85
Integer (0-744 Hours)
Publishing\Servers{serverId}\UserPeriodicRefreshInterval 0
UserRefreshIntervalUnit
Note This setting cannot be modified using the set-AppvclientConfiguration cmdLet. You must use the Set-AppvPublishingServer cmdlet.
USERREFRESHINTERVALUNIT Specifies the interval unit (Hour 0-23, Day 0-31). 0 for hour, 1 for day Publishing\Servers{serverId}\UserPeriodicRefreshIntervalUnit 1
MigrationMode MIGRATIONMODE Migration mode allows the App-V client to modify shortcuts and FTA’s for packages created using a previous version of App-V. True(enabled state); False (disabled state) Coexistence\MigrationMode
CEIPOPTIN CEIPOPTIN Allows the computer running the App-V 5.1 Client to collect and return certain usage information to help allow us to further improve the application. 0 for disabled; 1 for enabled SOFTWARE/Microsoft/AppV/CEIP/CEIPEnable 0
EnablePackageScripts ENABLEPACKAGESCRIPTS Enables scripts defined in the package manifest of configuration files that should run. True(enabled); False(Disabled state) \Scripting\EnablePackageScripts
RoamingFileExclusions ROAMINGFILEEXCLUSIONS Specifies the file paths relative to %userprofile% that do not roam with a user's profile. Example usage: /ROAMINGFILEEXCLUSIONS='desktop;my pictures'
RoamingRegistryExclusions ROAMINGREGISTRYEXCLUSIONS Specifies the registry paths that do not roam with a user profile. Example usage: /ROAMINGREGISTRYEXCLUSIONS=software\classes;software\clients String Integration\RoamingReglstryExclusions Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
IntegrationRootUser Not available. Specifies the location to create symbolic links associated with the current version of a per-user published package. all virtual application extensions, for example shortcuts and file type associations, will point to this path. If you do not specify a path, symbolic links will not be used when you publish the package. For example: %localappdata%\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Integration. String Integration\IntegrationRootUser Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
IntegrationRootGlobal Not available. Specifies the location to create symbolic links associated with the current version of a globally published package. all virtual application extensions, for example shortcuts and file type associations, will point to this path. If you do not specify a path, symbolic links will not be used when you publish the package. For example: %allusersprofile%\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Integration String Integration\IntegrationRootGlobal Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
VirtualizableExtensions Not available. A comma -delineated list of file name extensions that can be used to determine if a locally installed application can be run in the virtual environment.
When shortcuts, FTAs, and other extension points are created during publishing, App-V will compare the file name extension to the list if the application that is associated with the extension point is locally installed. If the extension is located, the RunVirtual command line parameter will be added, and the application will run virtually.
For more information about the RunVirtual parameter, see Running a Locally Installed Application Inside a Virtual Environment with Virtualized Applications.
String Integration\VirtualizableExtensions Policy value not written
ReportingEnabled Not available. Enables the client to return information to a reporting server. True (enabled); False (Disabled state) Reporting\EnableReporting False
ReportingServerURL Not available. Specifies the location on the reporting server where client information is saved. String Reporting\ReportingServer Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
ReportingDataCacheLimit Not available. Specifies the maximum size in megabytes (MB) of the XML cache for storing reporting information. The size applies to the cache in memory. When the limit is reached, the log file will roll over. Set between 0 and 1024. Integer [0-1024] Reporting\DataCacheLimit Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
ReportingDataBlockSize Not available. Specifies the maximum size in bytes to transmit to the server for reporting upload requests. This can help avoid permanent transmission failures when the log has reached a significant size. Set between 1024 and unlimited. Integer [1024 - Unlimited] Reporting\DataBlockSize Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
ReportingStartTime Not available. Specifies the time to initiate the client to send data to the reporting server. You must specify a valid integer between 0-23 corresponding to the hour of the day. By default the ReportingStartTime will start on the current day at 10 P.M.or 22.
Note You should configure this setting to a time when computers running the App-V 5.1 client are least likely to be offline.
Integer (0 – 23) Reporting\ StartTime Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
ReportingInterval Not available. Specifies the retry interval that the client will use to resend data to the reporting server. Integer Reporting\RetryInterval Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
ReportingRandomDelay Not available. Specifies the maximum delay (in minutes) for data to be sent to the reporting server. When the scheduled task is started, the client generates a random delay between 0 and ReportingRandomDelay and will wait the specified duration before sending data. This can help to prevent collisions on the server. Integer [0 - ReportingRandomDelay] Reporting\RandomDelay Policy value not written (same as Not Configured)
EnableDynamicVirtualization
Important This setting is available only with App-V 5.0 SP2 or later.
Not available. Enables supported Shell Extensions, Browser Helper Objects, and Active X controls to be virtualized and run with virtual applications. 1 (Enabled), 0 (Disabled) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Virtualization
EnablePublishingRefreshUI
Important This setting is available only with App-V 5.0 SP2.
Not available. Enables the publishing refresh progress bar for the computer running the App-V 5.1 Client. 1 (Enabled), 0 (Disabled) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\AppV\Client\Publishing
HideUI
Important This setting is available only with App-V 5.0 SP2.
Not available. Hides the publishing refresh progress bar. 1 (Enabled), 0 (Disabled)
ProcessesUsingVirtualComponents Not available. Specifies a list of process paths (that may contain wildcards), which are candidates for using dynamic virtualization (supported shell extensions, browser helper objects, and ActiveX controls). Only processes whose full path matches one of these items can use dynamic virtualization. String Virtualization\ProcessesUsingVirtualComponents Empty string.

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