Is it a bad thing to disable the firewall on Vmware host

Is there a big issue with disabling the firewall on a VMware ESXi host running 6?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
It's not a big issue, but it's there for a reason, create new rules, rather than disabling.
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vmichAuthor Commented:
Is there a good doc out there for creating new rules?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
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vmichAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info had to add rules
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
no problems, glad to help with your question. Have a good day
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