Vmware Vsphere: Network Security Considerations

Which networks should be isolated for security reasons? Network security in the vSphere environment shares many characteristics with securing a physical network environment. Isolation of network traffic is essential to a secure vSphere environment. Isolation prevents snooping. Isolate networks for specific applications or functions: • iSCSI • NFS • Virtual SAN • Management Network segmentation […]

Vmware Vsphere and SAN storage best practices

Storage Path Redundancy Considerations: Multipathing provides both availability and load balancing for performance. Consider these guidelines when designing multipathing: • Always configure storage multipathing. • For availability, use a minimum of two active paths to a LUN: — Four paths are better because this configuration accommodates more types of failures. • Configure paths using two […]

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