Using SVS as a Portable App Creator

For those of you using Altiris Software Virtualization Solution, this may be of interest. Using the SVS Admin tool to create an SVS app, prepping the app and then exporting the vsa package somewhere. Now take the vsa package and use Winzip/7Zip or whatever zipping tool you prefer, to extract the package to a folderContinue reading “Using SVS as a Portable App Creator”

Using Custom Token Variables to Write DS Scripts

For those of you who are Deployment Server administrators, you will feel my pain, trying to write deployment server scripts without hardcoding the path of a server in the scripts. Why is this a problem, I only have 1 DS? If anyone has more than 1 DS you have probably done an export of aContinue reading “Using Custom Token Variables to Write DS Scripts”

Want to go Green? Use the Energy Saver Toolkit

Another freebee from Altiris is the Energy Saver toolkit. Yeah, I am sure all of you could figure out how to do this with AD group policy or something, but this is a no brainer easy to configure tool if you are using altiris. Pull it down from the altiris download portal or from yourContinue reading “Want to go Green? Use the Energy Saver Toolkit”