Connect to a Random VMware View Desktop Pool Using PowerCLI

18/04/2013 Lior Kamrat 0

Last week I had a conversation with one of my team mates  We were asked to provide a way for a VDI user to connect to a random VMware View desktop (floating) pool automatically each time a desktop is needed. I’ve created a PowerCLI script which will provide a way for a random pool selection from the user’s pool assignment. The only prerequisite for this to work is that the View administrator will grant user pool permissions up-front. [sourcecode language=”powershell”] #Random View Desktop Pool Connection #Created for: imallvirtual.com #Created by: Lior Kamrat #Created on: 16/04/2013 #Map VMware View Connection Server and desktop [Read More]

vCenter 5.1 – Simple installation script causing IE10 web browser error

04/04/2013 Lior Kamrat 1

Today, while installing my DR lab vCenter 5.1.0b (build 947939) server in a simple installation mode, just when the SSO installation part was about to finish, an error message pops-out:     I remembered a couple of days ago I performed a Windows Update with the new Internet Explorer 10 included. Although there is no mentioning in the following Microsoft KB regarding IE10, I’ve decided to deploy a new VM and give it a go. Gladly it worked: 1. Open the Registry Editor 2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer 3. Create a new key that is called Styles 4. Create a [Read More]

VMware CloudCred – The new geek’s playground

25/03/2013 Lior Kamrat 2

From time to time I find myself hooked to a new online service, game or a technology. It’s been a while since I played a serious game (My good old Red Alert 3 retired) and I’m not a big fan of Facebook games. CloudCred is a new service released by VMware or more like a cloud computing playground.

CloudPhysics in the house

15/01/2013 Lior Kamrat 0

Hello everyone, For those of you who are not familiar with CloudPhysics it is one of those products that can give your customers that extra boost they need in terms of environment info and Data Center analytics.

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