Enable lockdown mode to require that all configuration changes go through vCenter Server. You can also enable or disable lockdown mode through the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI).

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Browse to the host in the vSphere Web Client inventory.

2

Click the Manage tab and click Settings.

3

Under System, select Security Profile.

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In the Lockdown Mode panel, click Edit.

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Select Enable Lockdown Mode.

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Click OK.