Microsoft – Changing SID of cloned VMs

On the machine level, every computer is identified by a unique value; named Security ID or SID. SID is calculated in the process of the installation of every Windows machine. Whether the computer is part of the workgroup (or it’s just a stand-alone computer), the value of SID is not crucial. Read More …

Methods for Hardening Virtual Machines (VMware)

The official vSphere Security Guide makes a number of recommendations around best practices for virtual machine security. There are also Read More …

VMware – vSphere Virtual Cores, Virtual Sockets, and Virtual CPU (vCPU)

VMware introduced multi core virtual CPU in vSphere 4.1 to avoid socket restrictions used by operating systems. In vSphere a Read More …

Restarting the Management agents (VMware ESX-ESXi)

The management agents synchronize VMware components and let you access the ESXi host through the vSphere Client or vCenter Server. Read More …