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Project Description
The Microsoft App-V Server 4.6 SP1 PowerShell Snapin provides a set of Cmdlets to enable IT administrators to manage App-V Server 4.6 SP1 using Microsoft Windows PowerShell.

The project zipped file contains two files:

  • AppVSnapIn.dll: The assembly file contains the Cmdlets. 
  • AppVSnapIn.dll-Help.xml: The help file for the snapin that used to populate help information when use Get-Help cmdlet


  • Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Microsoft App-V Server 4.6 SP1

How to use this snapin?

First, you have to register the assembly file using InstallUtil.exe


PS C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727> .\InstallUtil.exe -i C:\AppVSnapIn\AppVSnapIn.dll

The Install phase completed successfully, and the Commit phase is beginning.
See the contents of the log file for the C:\AppVSnapIn\AppVSnapIn.dll assembly's progress.
The file is located at C:\AppVSnapIn\AppVSnapIn.InstallLog.
Committing assembly 'C:\AppVSnapIn\AppVSnapIn.dll'.
Affected parameters are:
   i = 
   assemblypath = C:\AppVSnapIn\AppVSnapIn.dll
   logfile = C:\AppVSnapIn\AppVSnapIn.InstallLog
   logtoconsole = 

The Commit phase completed successfully.

The transacted install has completed.

To make sure that you snapin installation completed successfully, use Get-PSSnapin cmdlet with -Registered parameter

PS C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727> Get-PSSnapin -Registered

Name        : MicrosoftAppVServerSnapIn
PSVersion   : 2.0
Description : PowerShell Snap-in for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Server 4.6 SP1

Now, load the snapin into your PowerShell and start using it

Add-PSSnapin MicrosoftAppVServerSnapIn


Copyright (c) Sherif Talaat. All rights reserved.
This software is provided "AS IS", without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this software

Last edited Sep 24, 2011 at 10:19 PM by SherifTalaat, version 5