Learn about the creation and use of the Key Management Server.
- [Narrator] Okay, so before I give the impression…that all you have to do is just set a storage policy…and the virtual machine encryption is almost automatic…from there on out, there's actually more to it than that.…You have to set up a Key Management Server.…Typically the KMS, Key Management Server,…is going to be implemented by a third-party security agent,…and what's going to happen is that the vCenter Server…is going to make a connection to the Key Management Server.…The Key Management Server will have the keys,…so the Key Management Server manages the keys…you're going to use for encryption.…
Each key is identified by its own unique ID,…and the vCenter Server is going to retrieve the keys…from the Key Management Server using a protocol…called Key Management Interoperability Protocol, KMIP.…So how does the Key Management Server know…that the vCenter Server that's retrieving the keys…is who he says he is?…Well, that's because of something called…VMware Endpoint Certificate Store, VECS.…
So, vCenter Server is going to use VECS to make a connection…
- New host, web, and vSphere clients
- Configuration maximums
- Security enhancements such as VM encryption
- Kernel and host profile enhancements
- vSAN 6.5
- Configuring Network I/O Control v3
- vCenter High Availability
- Predictive DRS
Skill Level Intermediate
VMware vSphere: Administer and Manage Resourceswith Rick Crisci1h 21m Intermediate
1. Three New Clients
2. New Configuration Maximums
3. Security Enhancements
4. Compute Enhancements
5. Storage Enhancements
6. Network Enhancements
7. Manageability Enhancements
8. Availability Enhancements
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