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VMware vSphere Essentials by Christian Stankowic, Kunal Kumar

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Chapter 11. Securing and Updating vSphere

In the previous chapter, we learnt how to configure and use HA, FT, and DRS in the VMware environment.

In this chapter, we will discuss the methods and configurations necessary to secure the vSphere architecture from threats. We will also discuss the methods for configuring ESXi firewall. In addition, we will cover security profile services, lockdown mode, AD integration with vSphere, using vCloud Networking and Security.

By the end of this chapter, you will have learnt about the following topics:

  • Configuring ESXi firewall
  • Understanding security profile services and lockdown mode
  • Microsoft Active Directory integration with vSphere
  • Using vCloud Networking and Security
  • Access controls and configuring roles and ...

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