Yesterday I posted an article how to install VMware vShield App. Here is some basic information about configuring it :
First here are the virtual machine (hardware) settings about the VM :
As you can see above, 3 Gb of memory and 1 CPU. You will need such a VM one every VMware server you want to protect.
OK, let’s start configuring vShield App. Open your browser and login to the vShield manager :
First you have to fill in the vCenter IP Address (or name) and credentials :
You can acknowledge this message :
Now it’s time to setup the NTP (and time information) :
Install the vShield Plugin manager; after installation you see this message :
And you notice a new icon in vCenter (bottom line) :
When you open vShield manager in vCenter you notice the following :
This is because the SSL certificate. We will talk about that later. For now you can ignore this warning.
Go to the VMware server and press Install (like below) :
You notice the following :
A simple test to see that vShield works :
I opened a https session to one of my server :
Now I created a firewall rule :
Now the https session created the following error :
As mentioned in the firewall logging :
To be continued..