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RE: ESX Vmware Physically connected to different segments
From: "Loupe, Jeffrey J" <JLoupe () whitneybank com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 07:08:04 -0600

If everything is setup properly this configuration should be secure. The
problem comes with misconfiguration. It's exceedingly easy for a
careless admin to connect a vNic to the wrong vSwitch and allow traffic
meant for the DMZ onto the trusted network. In general we disallow this
practice unless only one or two trusted admins have control of the box.
Even then, we audit the configuration frequently.



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