App-V Client Cache File Location

Defines the location of the cache file.
Default location
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\SoftGrid Client\sftfs.fsd
WinVista & Win7:
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Application Virtualization Client\SoftGrid Client\sftfs.fsd

When using a VDI scenario it is possible to configure the client to use disk space efficiently by using shared read-only cache.
When using this option it is important to put the FSD file in a location that had the responsiveness and reliability equivalent to locally attached storage performance, for example, a SAN.
Ex: \\AppV-Server\app-v\sftfs.fsd

Read Only FSD:
This ensures that the client will not attempt to stream updates to the package cache.

Error Log Location:
Entry used to specify the path to the error log (Use a local path such as C:\Logs\Sftfs.etl).

If the App-V Client Cache File is put on a central location in Read-Only Mode, the Path to the Error Log has to be set to a local (or per-device) location (mandatory). If not, ReadOnlyFSD will fail.

Supported on: At least Windows XP Professional with SP2
Specify the location and name of the App-V client application cache:

Registry PathSOFTWARE\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\Client\AppFS
Value NameFileName
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default ValueC:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Application Virtualization Client\SoftGrid Client\sftfs.fsd

Ex: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Application Virtualization Client\SoftGrid Client\sftfs.fsd

Enable this checkbox when you're using a shared cache file

Make Cache File Read Only
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\Client\AppFS
Value NameReadOnlyFSD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Path to Error Log

Registry PathSOFTWARE\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\Client\AppFS
Value NameErrorLogLocation
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value

Use a local path such as C:\Logs\Sftfs.etl.

Only applies after Reboot of the App-V Client Computer!


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