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Re: Virtualization and Security ?
From: Eric Case <ecase () EMAIL ARIZONA EDU>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 10:34:46 -0700
At 09:40 AM 11/11/2008 -0500, Joel Rosenblatt wrote:
One thing that we ran into was that the administrator of the hosting
system should be able to shut down each virtual machine separately -
we had one virtual machine compromised over a weekend and the only
person available was the admin of the host - so, the whole system
was shut down until we could dig up the admin of the bad virtual host.
Why didn't you suspend the compromised machine?
Eric Case, CISSP <ecase () Arizona edu>
Information Technology Services Coordinator
Information Security Officer
College of Engineering <http://www.Engr.Arizona.edu>
1127 E James E. Rogers Way Room 200
Tucson, AZ 85721-0020
Mobile Phone 520-275-6436