Monday, November 14, 2011

VCP5 - Configure network security policies

There are 3 basic network security policies: Promiscuous mode, MAC address changes, and Forged transmits. These policies allow for customization of the networking layer to allow network sniffing, clustering, and load-balancing

Changing policies on a Distributed Switch

  1. Open vSphere client and select Networking
  2. Right-click the Port Group and select Edit Settings
  3. Under Policies | Security, change the policies as needed
Changing policies on a Standard Switch
  1. Open vSphere client and select Hosts and Clusters
  2. Select a host and click the Configuration tab
  3. Under Hardware | Networking, click Properties for a Virtual Switch
  4. Select the switch or a port group and click Edit
  5. Under Security, change the policies as needed


http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.vsphere.networking.doc_50/GUID-D6EF211D-0028-4CED-970F-9FF8FA528EF4.html
http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.vsphere.security.doc_50/GUID-D53632D3-EEBC-4A47-A7F8-53E2560039AC.html

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