Chapter 14 Maintain Security in Your vSphere Environment

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Install the vCenter Update Manager PowerCLI Snap-in
  • Work with Baselines
  • Creating a Baseline
  • Updating a Baseline
  • Attaching and Detaching Baselines
  • Work with Upgrades and Patches
  • Scanning a Host
  • Staging Patches to a Host
  • Remediating a Host
  • Including Patching as Part of Host Deployment
  • Report the Security Status
  • Understanding Datacenter Compliance
  • Reporting on Specific Baseline Compliance
  • Reporting on Required Patches
  • Applying Patches Without vSphere Update Manager
  • ZIP Files
  • VIB Files

Whatever operating system or application an administrator is responsible for, it is always highly important to keep it up-to-date by applying software updates ...

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