Securing a VMware environment News
August 02, 2010
This news roundup has information on VMware's new Volume Purchasing Program. There is also news on unreleased vShield security features, users migrating to ESXi and more.
April 09, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes Windows Server security flaw that grants access to VMware guests, ways to build out virtualization environments to remote offices
March 26, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes VMware embracing Active Directory, an alternative to Host Profiles for virtualization management and a network equipment bargain.
January 07, 2010
Stealing a virtual machine and its data is pretty easy. If you know how it's done, you can figure out how to prevent it and avoid some potentially costly administrative missteps.
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When it comes to working with management tools in a data center, physical infrastructure automation is as essential as workload automation. Here's how to avoid common automation pitfalls. Continue Reading
Implementing ingress and egress filtering at the border router can help greatly improve security in a VMware-based virtual data center. Expert Paul Henry explains how. Continue Reading
Esxtop is a command-line tool that gives you real-time information on resource usage in your vSphere environment. Continue Reading
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While thin provisioning can be a valuable resource for optimizing efficiency, if you don't monitor array capacity, it can come at a serious cost to your virtual environment. Continue Reading
These three quick tips on developing a software-defined data center will help data center managers make the transition to complete automation. Continue Reading
A recent survey reveals that many customers expect more from VMware security updates -- something Tom Howarth has been saying for years. Continue Reading
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Something as small as a flash drive can be a danger to your virtual machines and the data inside them. Make sure to keep your info secure. Continue Reading
A failing SSO server will cause numerous problems in your vSphere environment. Here's how to set up a load-balanced SSO server to avoid a crisis. Continue Reading
The VMware ESXi hypervisor, particularly its kernel, offer several security features vital to a secure VMware cloud environment. Virtualization expert Paul Henry reviews the different levels of ESXi security. Continue Reading
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Get familiar with the details and use these four steps to lock down hosts in your VMware virtualized environment. Continue Reading
Using VMware vCenter roles can eliminate security concerns while giving IT teams the access they need. Continue Reading
While virtualization admins are not information security experts, they can borrow those practices to tighten hypervisor security. Continue Reading