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Getting Started with vSphere 5: Lockdown Mode in vSphere 5

Here is our penultimate video (that means second last) in our Getting Started with vSphere 5 series.

This video discusses and demonstrates the Lockdown Mode feature in vSphere 5. System administrators can enable the Lockdown Mode feature in order to prevent users from accessing the ESXi 5 hosts directly using the vSphere Client.

Enabling Lockdown mode on an ESXi 5 host will force all users to login via the vCenter Server in order to manage their ESXi hosts.

Additional documentation for the VMware vSphere 5 product is available at:

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Graham Daly

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Graham Daly is a Multimedia Program Manager within the Global Support Services (GS) Knowledge Management group at VMware. He is responsible for managing, maintaining and producing video tutorials for the VMware KBTV YouTube channel. Graham has been at VMware since 2006.