Harden Windows Server

These are some steps you can take harden a Windows Server. Disable SSL 2.0, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1 and RC4 cipher. Disabling SSL 3.0 will address the Poodle vulnerability, in addition to that you should also disable SSL…

Change the IP address of a Windows servers with VMware PowerClI script

VMware vSphere PowerCLI script to change the IP addresses of Windows servers. $TranscriptFile = “.\change-ip-2.txt” #Stop-Transcript Start-Transcript -Path $TranscriptFile $windowsID = “administrator” $windowsPassword = “MyPassword” Function Set-WinVMIP ($VM, $IP, $SNM, $gateway){ $nics = Get-VMGuestNetworkInterface -VM $VM -GuestUser $windowsID -GuestPassword $windowsPassword…

Find VMware Guests with Raw Physical Disks

VMware vSphere PowerCLI script to find all guests that have RDMs or raw physical disks. $Servers=”vcenter1″ Connect-VIServer $Servers $vms = get-cluster | get-vm Get-VM | Get-HardDisk -DiskType “RawPhysical”,”RawVirtual” | Select Parent,Name,DiskType,ScsiCanonicalName,DeviceName | out-gridview -PassThru | Export-Csv -Path .\vm-with-rdm.csv