Incompatible Applications

I have touched on Application Compatibility as part of my multi-post blog series regarding Migrating Applications, for more see HERE Today, it was pointed out to me that my blogs about MED-V were out-dated because it makes it sound like …

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Flexera Application Compatibility Pack

The Flexera Application Compatibility Tool leverages the existing Application Manager tool that is part of AdminStudio. Application Manager is typically something that is used at the integration phase of the packaging process, meaning after the application is packaged and tested, UAT is signed off you import your application into the database. The database then exists as a software repository which can flag any application conflicts through-out your entire estate of applications and can be used for querying package content.The application compatibility piece can be used a little different, instead of being used after packaging and testing has been completed it can be used before packaging to determine the amount of remediation work which may be required. The fact the tool can be used in a couple of different ways, it is this reason, why I feel we will require 2 Databases for the Application Manager, one will be a throw away database used for compatibility testing. The other will exist as an inventory manager and for checking application conflicts in the production environment.

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