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taking over resources/disk shrinking

Posted on 2012-04-12
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Can you explain (in low tech management friendly speak) the risk of

a) not preventing virtual machines from taking over resources
b) not preventing virtual disk shrinking

So for the above two, whats the ultimate risk, who can exploit the risk, what could the overall business impact be? Whats your view on the overall risk of these 2 exisitng configurations, i.e high risk, medium, low, not an issue?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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only VMware Administrators can alter the above.

Low risk, unless you let untrained monkeys manage your virtual environment.
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Is the definition of vmware admin someone who can access vcenter? Ie is that where they would alter the above?
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Correct, VMware Admnistrators as defined by vCenter.
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Yes only through vCenter access.
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