1.0 Overview

Novell ZENworks Application Virtualization lets you convert applications that run on Microsoft Windows into self-contained virtual applications. After being virtualized, an application becomes a single, isolated file that runs instantly from anywhere, including a thumb drive or other removable media. Unlike traditional installation methods, the single virtual application file does not require a separate setup process, and does not rely on external components and runtimes, reboots, or administrative privileges. The application is now isolated from other system applications, preventing DLL conflicts and other deployment nightmares, yet the experience for the application’s user is unchanged.

ZENworks Application Virtualization lets you use the Configuration Wizard to prepare applications for virtualization.

To virtualize applications such as Novell GroupWise or GroupWise Messenger, you have the following options: