Update compliance information is not retrieved from virtual applications in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Applies to: Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration ManagerMicrosoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Symptoms


When trying to obtain update compliance information from a virtual application that is running on a Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager client computer, the information is not retrieved.

Cause


This problem occurs because Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) does not support the update of virtual applications outside of the sequencer.

More Information


Virtualized applications must be updated outside System Center Configuration Manager. For more information about this process, visit the following Microsoft TechNet website:When the new manifest is updated, it should be imported into System Center Configuration Manager. To do this, use the Update Content option for the App-V Deployment Type for the virtualized application. This causes the Revision number of the virtual application to increase. This increase in the Revision number prompts the clients to download the new version.