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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Changes to Transparent Page Sharing completed and updated VMware Security Advisories

As previously posted (Oct 16Nov 24Dec 4 and Jan 27), VMware has introduced new TPS (Transparent Page Sharing) management options. Today’s ESXi 5.0 patch restricts TPS to individual VMs and disables inter-VM TPS by default unless an administrator chooses to re-enable it. Please see KB 2097593 for full details on the functionality.

Additionally VMware has today updated advisory VMSA-2015-0001.1.

Customers should review the updated security advisory and direct any questions to VMware Support.

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VMware Product Security White Paper has been published

A new VMware Product Security White Paper highlighting the various ways VMware minimizes product security risks for it’s customers has been published and is available via the VMware security web site:

http://www.vmware.com/security