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16 January, 2020 | Vladan Seget

VMware Security Best Practices

Securing a virtual environment running VMware vSphere is not as simple as accepting the default setting and policies during installation. While the defaults provide partially hardened settings, there are many ways to improve upon them. By following VMware security best practices, you can help...
9 January, 2020 | Vladan Seget

The Basics of Virtualization Security

Virtualization security is a critical part of a comprehensive security strategy. In today’s environments which are over 80 % virtualized, virtualization security needs to be applied to all layers — physical, virtual and cloud. This article explains some of the key processes and configuration...
23 December, 2019 | Vladan Seget

How to Manage VMware Snapshots

What is a VMware snapshot? VMware snapshots are quick and easy way to save a state of a virtual machine (VM) before you test a patch, software update or other change. The VMware snapshot preserves the state and data of the VM at the current point in time, so when you are done testing, you can...
17 February, 2015 | Krishna Kumar

Ten Simple Ways to Prevent Security Breaches in VMware Server

VMware is one of the leading virtualization product developers. Virtualization helps make the best use of hardware resources. Implementing and managing VMware infrastructure is simple and provides great performance with high availability and business continuity through simplified disaster recovery...
13 November, 2014 | Richard Muniz

How to Steal a Virtual Machine in Three Easy Steps

This last week, a thread in Spiceworks discussed a rogue sys admin that had come back to haunt this company. I read through the different threads and one in particular jumped out at me: “You people sound like a bunch of cops. Don’t you trust anyone? In order to trust someone, you must be...
25 July, 2012 | Daniel Pershing

Top 10 PowerShell scripts that VMware administrators should use

I recently came across an interesting post on www.virtual-strategy.com that I wanted to share with you. Despite the fact that it dates back to 2008 it is still relevant today for all IT pros working with VMware. The author, Eric Siebert, proposes a list of top-10 popular scripts that have been...