Virtualization Bookshelf – The Books Every VMware Admin Needs

Found this on Roger Lund’s site It seems that Edward L. Haletky has put together a wiki site with essential books and references for VMware Professionals. It’s pretty light so far, but he’s got an area for suggestions. VMware * Edward L. Haletky. VMware ESX Server in the Enterprise: Planning and Securing Virtualization Servers. Prentice[…]

VMware Security Resources

Because all one-hundred of these questions will come up, often, here is a link to VMware’s VIOPS Top 100 Security Questions. 25. How do you ensure that only certain administrators can connect to the ESX Service Console? (Dan Eason) Implementing TCP Wrappers ensures only certain IP address or Subnets can connect to the SSHD and[…]

Even More VIX Awesomeness

I will really have to install this soon to give a few examples as to how it all works. Until then, here are some examples from VMware’s VIX Blog team. Use case: Restarting a service on Windows. This one’s really easy so I’ll just show it without explanation.     Example 3: Restart a service on[…]