After installing App Volumes, you must perform certain tasks before you can deploy and manage applications.

  1. Install the App Volumes Manager. See Install App Volumes Manager.

  2. Configure the Active Directory. See Register an Active Directory Domain.

  3. Configure SSL and SSL certificates. See Using SSL Certificates with App Volumes Manager.

  4. Select the Active Directory group responsible for administering the App Volumes Manager. See Add Administrators.

  5. Set up the operation mode. See Set Up the Machine Manager Connection.

  6. Select datastores and paths to store AppStacks and writable volumes. See Configure Storage For AppStacks and Writable Volumes.

  7. Set up roles and permissions. See Configure VHD In-Guest Storage.

  8. Install App Volumes agents and other components. See Install the App Volumes Agent.

  9. To perform advanced configurations, see Advanced App Volumes Configuration.