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10/08/2012

Hardening vSphere 5.0

Filed under: ms tip — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Mehmet Bora Teoman @ 11:58

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Hello folks

This is another article about vSphere virtualization environment and I want to talk about hardening processes for ESXi 5 in this article. By design, ESXi 5 has a very small attacking surface and is a relatively secure platform. But further hardening can be performed on ESXi hosts and virtual machines to make virtualization infrastructure more secure (and that is a good thing). Third party products can be used for security reasons but today  our topic will be the basic configuration changes that we can make on vSphere environment itself for a more secure platform.

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09/08/2012

VMware vSphere Update Manager (VUM) 5.0 Configuration and Remediation of ESXi 5 Host

Filed under: ms tip — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Mehmet Bora Teoman @ 11:10

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In the previous article, I talked about the installation of VMware vSphere Update Manager (VUM) 5.0. In this article, I want to explain the basic configuration options that we can play with and how we can apply patches to host machines via VUM. In previous version of VUM, virtual machines can be patched also. But in this version, we can only patch hosts, upgrade hosts and perform VMware Tools / Virtual Machine hardware upgrade operations. So lets begin with the basic configuration options we have.

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08/08/2012

VMware vSphere Update Manager (VUM) 5.0 Installation

Filed under: ms tip — Tags: , , , , , , , — Mehmet Bora Teoman @ 14:54

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Throughout the last three articles, I’ve talked about the installations of ESXi 5, vCenter Server and vSphere Client. Actually these three components of VMware virtualization are sufficient to build and manage your basic virtual environment. But as any operating system in IT world, ESXi virtualization software also needs updates against the vulnerabilities and bugs. VMware vSphere Update Manager 5 was written for updating ESXi 5 and ESX 4/3.5 host machines and vmtools/hardware version of the virtual machines in your environment. Believe me, it must be a permanent component in your vSphere environment. In this article I will try to explain the installation of VMware vSphere Update Manager 5 component.

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10/04/2012

vSphere Client 5.0

Filed under: ms tip — Tags: , , , , — Mehmet Bora Teoman @ 17:39

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Hi everyone

The previous two articles were about ESXi 5 and vCenter Server 5 installations. This time I am going to talk about the installation of vSphere Client which is the main management console of VMware virtualization environment. First, I will explain the step by step installation of it (which is too easy)  and then I will talk about the basic processes that you have to complete after installation.

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31/07/2011

What is new in Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1, Comparison between ESX and Hyper-V

Filed under: ms tip — Tags: , , , — Mehmet Bora Teoman @ 17:19

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Hi folks

This is a new article and I am back again :) In this article,  I am going to explain what is coming new with Hyper-V in the newly released  Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2. I will also talk about the differences between hypervisors of R2 and R1. At the end, I will compare Hyper-V with ESX server. Lets begin with the new features that came with Service Pack 1.

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