Overview

The OpenFin Runtime Version Manager (RVM) is a lightweight background process that runs alongside the OpenFin Runtime to manage updates, lifecycle, and security for all OpenFin applications on a given desktop.

The RVM is evergreen, which means it always remains functional throughout any instance of an update to itself or to the Runtime. Before the release of a new RVM version, OpenFin conducts beta and full end-to-end integration testing. These tests are completed to ensure compatibility between the RVM and multiple Runtime versions, including older Runtime versions. The RVM also has a built-in rollback feature in the event of app incompatibility after a new version rollout.

RVM Features

The RVM’s is responsible for the following primary functions and features:


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