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VMware vSphere Security Cookbook by Mike Greer

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Configuring PVLANs

Private VLANs are an extension to the concept of VLANs, which allow for more fine-grained management of traffic between virtual machines. A Private VLAN adds segmentation of the logical broadcast domain, creating private groups. A PVLAN comprises of a Primary PVLAN and Secondary PVLANs.

Getting ready

In order to proceed, we require access to vSphere Web Client. This client can be run on any modern Windows desktop operating system or server operating system.

Note

vSphere Web Client requires Adobe Flash, which is not supported on Linux operating systems at this time.

We must be logged in to vSphere Web Client with a user account in the administrators group.

There must be at least one distributed virtual switch configured in the datacenter ...

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