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Archive for August 14th, 2015

ESXi: specifying the ciphers used to serve the vSphere Client

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/08/14

You can specify the ESXi ciphers used to serve the vSphere Client. You can do this both ways: either extend them (make it less secure, but more compatible, for instance to server vSphere Client on Windows Server 2003 / Windows XP), or restrict them to make it more secure.

VMware recommends the cipherList ALL to make it more compatible: VMware KB: vSphere Client and vSphere PowerCLI may fail to connect to vCenter Server 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5 due to a Handshake failure.

However, ALL  is far too wide to be secure. Since cipherList uses the standard cipher list format documented at ciphers – SSL cipher display and cipher list tool.

You can use the cipher lists from Strong SSL Security on nginx – Raymii.org:

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Posted in ESXi5, ESXi5.1, ESXi5.5, ESXi6, Power User, PowerCLI, Virtualization, VMware, VMware ESXi | Leave a Comment »

ESXi Embedded Host Client – VMware Labs

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/08/14

Interesting: ESXi Embedded Host Client – VMware Labs.

Posted in ESXi5, ESXi5.1, ESXi5.5, ESXi6, Power User, Virtualization, VMware, VMware ESXi | Leave a Comment »

Start URL for searching my own posts and comments – via: Ronnie Bincer.

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/08/14

Thanks to Ronnie Bincer, here is my start URL to find back posts and comments I made:

Note that

  • since my account is named and does not have an ID any more, I had to twiddle that URL a bit
  • https://plus.google.com/100853746448364695376 is a throw away account for a place that plays HTTPS man-in-the-middle on everyone using their network.

–jeroen

via: How to Easily Find Your Google+ Comments….

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