Planning to Deploy App-V 5.0 with an Electronic Software Distribution System

If you are using an electronic software distribution system to deploy App-V packages, review the following planning considerations. For information about using System Center Configuration Manager to deploy App-V, see Introduction to Application Management in Configuration Manager.

Review the following component and architecture requirements options that apply when you use an ESD to deploy App-V packages:

Deployment requirement or option Description

The App-V Management server, Management database, and Publishing server are not required.

These functions are handled by the implemented ESD solution.

You can deploy the App-V Reporting server and Reporting database side by side with the ESD.

The side-by-side deployment lets you to collect data and generate reports.

If you enable the App-V client to send report information, and you are not using the App-V Reporting server, the reporting data is stored in associated .xml files.

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