The following steps illustrate a typical workflow:
Capture an application into a virtual software layer.
See About the creation of virtual software layers.
Export the layer to virtual software archive file.
See Exporting a virtual software layer to an archive file.
Deploy the archive file to a client computer.
Import the archive file into a layer on the client computer.
Import the archive file into a layer on another computer.
See Importing a virtual software archive file.
Activate the layer to access the application.
See Activating and deactivating virtual software layers.
You can use the SWV Admin tool or the SVSCMD executable file to capture, export, import, and activate layers.
See SVSCMD command-line parameters .
After you capture a layer and before you export it, you can also edit it. You can use the SWV Admin tool to edit a layer.
See Editing the files in a virtual software layer.
See About working with virtual software packages