vSphere Hardening – G4 : Disable Authorized (SSH) Keys

Guideline ID : ESXi.remove-authorized-keys

Vulnerability Discussion : ESXi hosts come with SSH which can be enabled to allow remote access without requiring user authentication.  To enable password free access copy the remote users public key into the “/etc/ssh/keys-root/authorized_keys” file on the ESXi host.  The presence of the remote user’s public key in the “authorized_keys” file identifies the user as trusted, meaning the user is granted access to the host without providing a password.  If using Lockdown Mode and SSH is disabled then login with authorized keys will have the same restrictions as username/password. This is a change enacted in 5.1 … Read The Rest ......

All Badges in bag now. #vExpert – #vExpertNSX – #vExpertVSAN

This morning when I woke up I was reading tweets on my handset and i just came up the vExpert announcement for 2017. I was more curious as i also applied for the vSAN & NSX programme too. I opened the announcement page and voila!! My name was on the both list (vExpertvSAN and NSX) . I selected in vExpert NSX programme 2nd Time this time and vSAN is the new achievement for me.

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Here are the links for the complete vExpert lists

vExpert vSAN : https://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2017/08/vexpert-nsx-2017-award-announcement.html

vExpert NSX  : https://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2017/08/vexpert-2017-vsan-announcement.html

vExpert 2017 Award Announcement

Hello All ,

Really please to tell you all that vExpert 2017 result is out today and congrats to all of you who got this award and who didn’t wish you to work hard and get selected in the second half of the application this year.

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Whole info Here in below link :

https://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2017/02/vexpert-2017-award-announcement.html

Thanks for being part of the community and wish you all again best of luck. Smile