Testing the File System Virtualization

You can test the Filesystem virtualization outside VirtualUI (the virtualization service must be running, though). In order to test the Filesystem virtualization, choose the 'File' - 'Test' option from the main menu. This will bring up the 'Launch Application' dialog:




Type in a testing user name. Later on, you can test using another user and verify that the files stored for each user are isolated.


Choose a program with which to test the Filesystem virtualization. It has to be a program capable of opening files.

After selecting a user and a program to test, press the 'Launch' button. When you access the Windows file system through this application, you should only be seeing the mapped directories, by their original names.

Read more:

· Creating File System Redirections

· The .vdir Files

· Implementing Virtualization in Your Application

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