Guidelines to write an efficient prescriptive guidance (recipe) for the applications RRS feed

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  • App-V Recipe Template

    The Application Virtualization team has listed down somebasic detailswhich should be comprised while authoring a recipe for an application. 

    Please ensure to capture the following data while authoring a recipe for an application. The maximum limit is up to 60,000 characters with html markup.

    *If you are not a Microsoft employee you must identify your name and company affiliation which will be published with the recipe.

    Click on ‘Ask a question’ and select ‘Start a discussion’ to post a recipe

    Title:<Ideas: Give a short description about the application name>

    Body:<Include these fields in your recipe>

    Application Name:

    Application Version:

    Company Name:<Who produces the software>

    Sequencer Version:

    App-V Client Version Tested On:<List the versions of the App-V, you have tested on>

    Operating System Sequenced On:<Enter the operating system>

    Pre-requisites:<List the pre-requisites for the sequencer machine: ex. Install WDS 4.0, .NET 3.0>

    Client Operating Systems Successfully Deployed To:<List the operating systems the application was successfully deployed to>

    Posted by Microsoft Employee:<Please provide your name>

    *Posted by non-Microsoft Employee: <Please provide your name and company affiliation>

    If Posted by Microsoft Employee, the Corresponding KB Article Reference: <Please insert the URL if known or available, or N/A if not posted by Microsoft Employee>

    Steps to Sequence the Application:




    Known Issues/Limitations:<Ex. Application dependencies, Client Operating Systems that this package will not work on with: Windows 7 Client, 32-bit; Windows 7 Client, 64-bit; Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit; Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit; Windows Vista SP2, 64-bit; Windows XP, SP3, 32-bit; Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Server 2008, 32-bit; Windows Server 2008, 64-bit; Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-bit; Windows Server 2003 R2, 64-bit; Windows Server 2003, 32-bit; Other>                                 

    Approximate Sequencing Time:

    Other (Optional fields)

    App-V friendly copy protection scheme? <Yes/No: This information is helpful for the packager to virtualize the application>

    Additional Notes/Links:<Reference to additional data, if any>

    Custom scripts to assist in the process:<Reference to scripts, if any>

    Descriptive Tags:

    ·        Applying tags to a thread makes it possible for users to find the thread by using the tag cloud.

    ·        Clicking a tag in the tag cloud returns all threads containing that tag.

    ·        While entering tags, use commas to separate tags.


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    Tuesday, March 2, 2010 4:29 PM