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VMware vSphere™ PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration by Jonathan Medd, Arnim van Lieshout, Glenn Sizemore, Alan Renouf, Luc Dekens

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Chapter 13

Maintain Security in Your vSphere Environment

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Install the vCenter Update ManagerPowerCLI 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
    • Countering the Self-Aware Update Manager
  • Report the Security Status
    • Understanding Datacenter Compliance
    • Implementing Specific Baseline Compliance
    • Implementing Required Patches

Whatever operating system or application the administrator is responsible for, it is always highly important to keep it up-to-date by applying software updates from the vendor. ESX(i) is no ...

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