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VMWare vSphere: Install a custom a certificate in VCSA Appliance

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for a higher security level it is recommended to install own (trusted) certificates in to VMware’s vCenter VCSA appliance.
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VMware vSphere: Join a vCenter VCSA Appliance to an Active directory domain by command line

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the vCenter GUI offers the ability to add an identity provider like Microsoft AD. In some cases this won’t work. For example if you are not a domain admin and you have to specify in which organisation unit the computer object should created.
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ESXi: ssh public/private key authentication

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to login to your ESXi Hosts by ssh using public/private key authentication you need to place your public key into the authorized_keys file of the correspondenting user.
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vCenter: Parameter for generation of ESXi Host certificates

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is a ESXi host part of a cluster then vCenter is responsible for the generation of the host certificates.
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ESXi: Change encryption cipher modes

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security scanners may rank the ciphers a ESXi host uses for encryption as weak.
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