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Cloud Security Automation by Prashant Priyam

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Securing XenServer

XenServer provides a very rich set of features to enable security. It provides you with RBAC, as well as user groups, and users to access the XenServer resources. It also enables you to let your users (management) get authenticated with external authentication services such as LDAP and Active Directory.

XenServer also supports XSM and Flask. XSM stands for Xen Security Model, which enables administrators and developers to have fine-grained control over the Xen domain. 

Xen implements a type of mandatory access control via a security architecture called Flux Advanced Security Kernel (Flask). Flask is used to separate security enforcement from security policy; it isolates the logical components of security systems.

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