Diagram Library

Network I/O Control Shares Diagram of NIOC and how share values are applied VMware Autodeploy ESXi Image Builder Overview of autodeploy image creation for depot image  (included the PowerCLI commands) VMware Autodeploy ESXi Host Deployment Overview of autodeploy ESX Host Deployment from Image (included the PowerCLI commands)

PowerCLI – esxi log retention configuration

Here is a simple powerCLI script to set individual hosts log values, as said before you must decide these with the security team. I've put in some default values according to VMware. [code language="powershell"] # Get and Set AdvancedConfiguration for Host Logs # russ oct 2015 # Script Gets and Set Host Log size and …

Security Audit – ESXi Persistent logging Overview

By default, the logs on VMware ESXi are stored only in the in-memory file system [scratch file], and are lost upon reboot. There are two options to save logs so that a dedicated record of server activity is available for each host. Persistent logging to local or shared storage (datastore) Configure the syslog service to …

Security Audit – ESXi log retention

Hypervisor Retention of Logs on Disk Logs are not saved according to a period of time, but according to size, so once the log gets to X size a number is appended and a new log created.  The number of logs saved is the rotation - 16 rotation = 16 logs saved. For hypervisor logs …