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Re: VMware ESX
From: Predrag <pedjap () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 18:39:37 +0200

Hi,

Well first of all if you use VLAN tags you will not get hacked. The
VMware Kernel itself it is secure enough. As for the cluster... how
can they hack a cluster service ??? I do not get it.

In general, I am using it for my internal and DMZ servers and I have
no problems with security at all. The only security issues you will be
facing is your application and operating system security which are
running on the virtual machines. Avoid using VLAN1, that is the only
tip I can give you.

Best regards,

Predrag

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 2:23 PM, Paul Heywood
<Paul.Heywood () unitypartnership com> wrote:
Hi forum,

 we've got a VMware ESX group of servers running on the inside of our network. Our server team want to extend this to 
include some DMZ servers. How vulnerable would this leave the internal network ? Am I correct in thinking that if the 
VMware cluster was hacked, this would give them access to the internal network

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