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Blocking Bonjour Services with NSX – Helpful Hint

One day I was working with a customer running NSX for micro-segmentation of virtual machines (running osx), to block traffic between a set of vms. During some periodic overview testing it was noted that virtual machines ability to ping each other was indeed blocked but within sharing in the osx based vm you could see …

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vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC) Part I – Deploy and Prep VIC

A Little context on Containers and Virtual Machines A hypervisor provides, via software, hardware presentation to a virtual machine/host. The hypervisor, such as ESXi emulates compute with minimal overhead, according to vmware documentation, no more than 1-5%. Your guestOS, be it, Windows Server 2016, Debian, or MacOS, are completely unaware that the hardware presented to …

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VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0002

Im sure we have all seen the news of the massive chip level security vulnerabilities that are surfacing. Software vendors appear to be actively scrambling to get patches out to side step. Below is the advisory information from VMware. Original Advisory Orignal VMware Blog Post VMSA-2018-0002 VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion updates address side-channel analysis …

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