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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 much do you know about VMware's security product, AppDefense? This quiz asks you about AppDefense's technology and use cases to prove your understanding. Continue Reading
Application control, anomaly detection and VM encryption are some of the ways VMware incorporates security in products such as NSX, AppDefense, vSAN, vSphere and ESXi. Continue Reading
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
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AppDefense, a newer addition to the VMware security tool portfolio and part of the vSphere Platinum edition, helps organizations detect security related anomalies in VMs and applications. Continue Reading
The constant evolution of enterprise security presents challenges that VMware hopes to meet as it develops its security portfolio. Continue Reading
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
Manage Securing a VMware environment
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VMware security relies on products such as AppDefense and NSX, as well as the vigilance of admins. Certain acquisitions bring additional security measures into play. Continue Reading
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
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