Tag Archive: Service Console


Sep 22 2010

All your ESX Service Consoles belong to us…

In case you needed more encouragement to move to ESXi here’s a good reason. The recent Linux vulnerability that was announced that can give attackers root access to a system effects the ESX 4.x Service Console as well as it is based off Red Hat Linux with the 2.6.28 kernel. The vulnerability affects nearly all …

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May 07 2009

Service Console Links

Common Linux commands on the service console Command Line Interface Tips and Tricks for Vmware ESX Server 2 and 3 (VMworld 2006) Third-Party Software in the Service Console Send email from Service Console Enabling Root SSH Logins on ESX Server 3 Guide to ESX 3 Service Console B2V Guide to VMware ESX Server3 Customised Security …

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May 12 2008

Should I install anti-virus software on the ESX Service Console?

Answer available here