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Securing a VMware environment News
March 11, 2016
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about where the security world stands, where it can go and how NSX fits in.
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.
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How do you set up two-factor authentication with VMware vCenter? Expert Stuart Burns explains how to configure 2FA and includes implementation and troubleshooting advice. Continue Reading
VMware VIC security features, like isolation and user authentication, can improve enterprise container security so long as proper configuration and usage policies are observed. Continue Reading
VMware Identity Manager is an Identity as a Service (IDaaS) offering that provides single sign-on (SSO) capabilities and user-based controls for web, cloud and mobile applications. Continue Reading
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VMware security products, such as NSX and AppDefense, eliminate some of the problems associated with other security offerings to maintain performance levels and user experience. Continue Reading
For enterprises that require powerful security and resiliency, vSAN 6.6 presents an array of features, such as encryption and stretched clusters, to boost VMware security. Continue Reading
New to vSphere 6.5, the secure boot feature protects VMs and ESXi hosts from viruses, malware and spyware -- and enabling it is as easy as checking off a box. Continue Reading
Manage Securing a VMware environment
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Regardless of whether you prefer ESXCLI or PowerCLI, learning to manage firewalls via the command line can save you time when making changes to firewalls on multiple hosts. Continue Reading
VMware introduced a lot of new features that focused on security in vSphere 6.5. But, beyond those features, you can follow these practices to improve security. Continue Reading
Learn how to set up and run the new VMware vSphere 6.5 VM Encryption feature to improve security by bringing encryption to the hypervisor level. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Securing a VMware environment Issues
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A forgotten ESXi root password can stop you in your tracks. Avoid dodgy quick fixes and learn the proper way to recover a root password for vCenter-connected and stand-alone hosts. Continue Reading
A remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Struts 2 affected four VMware products. Keeping a VMware environment secure goes beyond basic features and tools. Continue Reading
Although thin provisioning promises to reduce the disk footprint of VMs, it can lead to an increase in disk capacity usage, making capacity monitoring absolutely essential. Continue Reading