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Creating the Secure Managed Desktop: Using Group Policy, SoftGrid, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and Other Management Tools by Jeremy Moskowitz

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5.8. Final Thoughts

Whew. For a chapter called "Application Virtualization and SoftGrid Essentials," we did an awful lot! SoftGrid is a big, big place and we needed a way to scratch the SoftGrid surface.

You've already come a long way. You've set up your SoftGrid server, you've installed your SoftGrid Client, you've tested SoftGrid's operation, and you've sequenced and deployed your first application.

You've also wrapped up your application as an .MSI and deployed the whole thing using Group Policy. To do this, you used the 4.2.1 client and made sure the client is configured to use Offline mode. Don't forget to change the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Softricity\SoftGrid Client\CurrentVersion\DOTimeoutMinutes key and ensure that it has ffffff ...

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