I will demonstrate how to manage the VMware ESXi host Firewall.
- [Voiceover] In this video I'll demonstrate…how to manage the ESXi host firewall.…I'll be completing this demonstration…using the VMware Hands On Lab environment.…We'll be using the vSphere…with Operations Management 6 Hands On Lab.…Let's start by browsing to the Hosts and Clusters area.…Then we'll take a look at esx-02a.…On this host, we can click on the Manage tab…and go to Settings and look at the Security Profile…of the ESXi host.…
And here under the Security Profile we see the Firewall.…We have the ability to stop and start Services on the host.…We can also modify Lockdown Mode.…Let's modify some of the Firewall rules…on this ESXi host by clicking Edit.…One of the first rules shown is related to our SSH server.…Let's modify this rule.…I'll click on the SSH Server rule…and you can see the current settings.…Right now, we're allowing connections…from any IP address to this service.…
If I uncheck this box, I can select the IP ranges…that will be allowed to communicate to this port…on the ESXi host.…In this case, I'm specifying…
Note: This course maps to the Configure and Administer vSphere 6.x Security domain of the VMware Certified Professional 6—Data Center Virtualization (VCP6DCV) exam.
- vCenter built-in and custom roles
- Task permissions
- Global permissions
- Local ESXi permissions and authentication
- Securing virtual machines and switches
- Managing ESXi host services and firewalls
- Using Lockdown mode
- Enabling single sign-on (SSO)
Skill Level Beginner
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4. Enable Single Sign-On
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