Install the App-V Sequencer
Applies to: Windows 10, version 1607
Use the App-V Sequencer to convert Win32 applications into virtual packages for deployment to user devices. Those devices must be running the App-V client to allow users to interact with virtual applications.
The App-V Sequencer is included in the Windows 10 Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK).
The computer that will run the sequencer must not have the App-V client enabled. As a best practice, choose a computer with the same hardware and software configurations as the computers that will run the virtual applications. The sequencing process is resource-intensive, so make sure the computer that will run the Sequencer has plenty of memory, a fast processor, and a fast hard drive.
How to install the App-V Sequencer
- Go to Download the Windows ADK.
Select the Get Windows ADK for Windows 10 button on the page to start the ADK installer. Make sure that Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Sequencer is selected during the installation.
- To open the Sequencer, go to the Start menu and select Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Sequencer.
Command-line options for installing the sequencer
You can also use the command line to install the App-V sequencer. The following list displays information about options for installing the sequencer using the command line and appv_sequencer_setup.exe:
|/INSTALLDIR||Specifies the installation directory.|
|/Log||Specifies where the installation log will be saved. The default location is %Temp%. For example, C:\Logs\log.log.|
|/q||Specifies a quiet or silent installation.|
|/Uninstall||Specifies the removal of the sequencer.|
|/ACCEPTEULA||Accepts the license agreement. This is required for an unattended installation. For example, /ACCEPTEULA or /ACCEPTEULA=1.|
|/LAYOUT||Specifies the associated layout action. It also extracts the Windows Installer (.msi) and script files to a folder without installing App-V. No value is expected.|
|/LAYOUTDIR||Specifies the layout directory. Requires a string value. For example, /LAYOUTDIR=”C:\Application Virtualization Client”.|
|/? or /h or /help||Displays associated help.|
To troubleshoot the App-V sequencer installation
For more information regarding the sequencer installation, you can view the error log in the %temp% folder. To review the log files, click Start, type %temp%, and then look for the appv_ log.
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