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vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide – Official Release

This is a re-posting from the vSphere Security Blog to ensure maximum coverage.

I’m pleased to announce to availability of the official release of the vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide. The guide is being released as an Excel spreadsheet only. This guide follows the same format as the 5.0 guide.

All reference and documentation URL’s and code samples have been updated for 5.1. The guide is available here

The permanent home will be here soon: http://vmware.com/go/securityguides

Also available is a separate document containing the Change Log for the guide. The Change Log is available here

Thanks to everyone who contributed feedback on the Public Drafts and also the team at VMware for their outstanding work in making this guide possible.


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Mike Foley

About Mike Foley

Mike Foley is a Senior Technical Marketing Manager at VMware. His primary focus is on security of the core platform (vSphere). He is the current keeper of the vSphere Hardening Guide. His primary goal is to help IT/VI Admins build more secure platforms that stand up to scrutiny from security teams. Previously, Mike was on the evangelist team at RSA where he concentrated on virtualization and cloud security and contributed as a member of the product architect team. Mike has a blog at http://yelof.com and contributes to the VMware vSphere and Security blogs as well. Follow him at @vSphereSecurity on Twitter

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  3. d2

    Typo in intro page, cell a2: ‘General Availabil(i)ty Release… (you’re missing the i in availability).

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