This vSphere Security documentation is updated with each release of the product or when necessary.

This table provides the update history of the vSphere Security documentation.

Revision

Description

EN-01181-09

Updated Delete VMDK Files Securely to use the vmkfstools command.

EN-01181-08

Updated Add Members to a vCenter Single Sign On Group in the vSphere Web Client. Nesting groups is not supported.

Updated Add a vCenter Single Sign On Identity Source. Only three types of identity sources are supported in this release.

Added PCI and PCIe Devices and ESXi.

EN-01181-07

Updated vSphere Web Client Fails to Recognize vCenter Single Sign-On Login so the fully qualified domain name uses a backward slash, not a forward slash.

Updated Delete VMDK Files Securely to clarify that the command is run on the ESXi host, and included information on locating the VMDK file.

Updated ESXi Firewall Commands. Two options were missing hyphens.

EN- 001181-06

Updated Limit Log File Numbers from the ESXi Shell and Limit the Number of Log Files in the vSphere Web Client to have the correct directory and file name for users who want to modify all virtual machines on a host.

EN- 001181-05

Updated vpxuser Permissions to no longer state that the vpxuser is created when the host is added to vCenter Server.

EN- 001181-04

In Virtual Machine Interaction, removed the Virtual machine.Interaction.Acquire guest control privilege.

Added the following privileges:

Virtual machine.Interaction.Guest operating system management by VIX API

Virtual machine.Interaction.Inject USB HID scan codes

Including Defined Privileges in PDF, ePub, and Mobi outputs.

Added information about port 135 and fixed spelling error (9009 instead of 9090) in TCP and UDP Ports for Management Access.

EN- 001181-03

EN- 001181-02

Updated Limit the Number of Log Files in the vSphere Web Client. It is no longer possible to change the log file size for individual virtual machines.

Updated Limit Log File Numbers from the ESXi Shell. It is no longer possible to change the log file size for individual virtual machines.

Removed the topic that discusses how to configure a Windows NTP Client for Network Clock Synchronization.

EN- 001181-01

Added information about prohibited use of admin, root, or administrator to Password Requirements

Changed Base DN for users and groups from optional to required in Add a vCenter Single Sign On Identity Source.

EN- 001181-00

Initial release.