eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0

The Softricity SoftGrid Sequencer requires package information. Notice in the Hostname field the default placeholder name. We replaced this with the host name of our test system.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - Sequencer wizard

The Sequencer wizard guided us through the process of preparing an application for virtualized deployment.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - Sequencer wizard - 2

SoftGrid generated most of the package identifier information seen at left. We simply clicked the Begin Monitoring button to start the package process.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - Microsoft Office 2003 setup

The Microsoft Office 2003 setup process proceeded as expected. Here, were about to enter our product key.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - Post-installation actions

After the intial installation, the SoftGrid Sequencer returned and walked us through the post-installation steps of setting up our applications. Here, were performing post-installation actions on our Outlook 2003 client. The Sequencer tracks these change

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - Office install

The Sequencer walked us through each component of the Office install and noted the changes made by each application.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - Save My Settings Wizard

We saved our Office settings to a file. As can be seen in the dialog box in the forefront, we could use these saved settings on other machines.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - IE settings

A number of Internet Explorer settings were changed before deployment, including making the new home page www.eweek.com.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: SoftGrid 4.0 - Review settings

At the conclusion of the sequencing process, we reviewed the settings for each of our processed applications. We were able to make a wide variety of changes to the sequenced applications.

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