70 days in Microsoft Azure R&D

06/07/2018 Lior Kamrat 0

So it’s been quite a while since I blogged, the longest “dry season” for me since starting. Why is that?! Well, I kinda flipped my life with moving to the US and becoming a program manager in Azure Compute R&D. 

Azure Active Directory Services as-a-Service – Prerequisites

07/03/2016 Lior Kamrat 0

I have to say, since joining Microsoft I talk “as-a-Service” almost every day. Among all of the cool PaaS capabilities you will find Azure Active Directory (AAD). Before diving in, let’s all be on the same page here – I’m not going to deploy any domain controller or run DCPROMO on a VM god forbidden, it is all about the PaaS ladies and gents  🙂 .

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]

Using VMware Tools with roaming profiles – a big no no!

23/05/2012 Lior Kamrat 0

Hi there, While configuring bunch of Citrix XenApp farms and Microsoft remote desktop farms in a vSphere based environment I came across the annoying collision between VMware Tools Shared Folders feature and the roaming profile mechanism. Shared Folders feature provides a good way to share files and folders between your host computer and the VM. I know lots of administrators are using this feature and in general I don’t think it’s a bad idea but in the world of CIFS and shares there are some better and much more secured alternatives. After installing this feature notice that a new file called [Read More]