Troubleshooting Server Application Virtualization


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

Troubleshooting content is not included in the help content for Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V). Instead, troubleshooting information for Server App-V can be found on the TechNet Wiki (

How to find troubleshooting information

Use the guidance that follows to find troubleshooting and additional information for Server App-V.

Search the documentation

To find help for Server App-V, first perform a scoped search in the Online Help product documentation. If your issue is not addressed in the Online Help documentation, search for Server App-V troubleshooting information in the TechNet Wiki. The TechNet Wiki portal offers guidance contributed by Microsoft teams and community-generated troubleshooting information.

You can also use the Microsoft Server Application Virtualization Team Blog for additional troubleshooting information.

To search the TechNet Wiki
  1. In a web browser, locate the TechNet Wiki home page (

  2. In the Search TechNet Wiki search box located on the TechNet Wiki home page, enter the search terms or briefly describe your issue. Be sure to include the word “Server App-V” to help scope your search.

  3. Review the search results for your issue.

How to create a troubleshooting article

If you have a troubleshooting tip or best practice to share that is not already included in the TechNet Wiki, you can also create your own TechNet Wiki articles.

To create a TechNet Wiki troubleshooting or best practices article

  1. In a web browser, locate the TechNet Wiki home page (

  2. Log on with your Windows Live ID.

  3. Review the Wiki: Getting Started ( information to learn about the TechNet Wiki and its articles.

  4. Select Post an article >> at the end of the Getting Started section.

  5. On the Wiki article Add Page page on the tool bar, click Insert Template, select the troubleshooting article template (Troubleshooting.html), and then click Insert.

  6. Give the article a descriptive title and then overwrite the template information to create your troubleshooting article.

  7. After you review your article, create the following tags to help others find your article:

    • Troubleshooting

    • Server App-V

  8. Click Save to publish the article to the TechNet Wiki.

See Also

Server Application Virtualization Overview
Installing Server Application Virtualization
Packaging Applications With Server Application Virtualization
Server Application Virtualization Sequencer Technical Reference