Articles Tagged with outsourced administration

Virtualization/Cloud and Multi-Factor Authentication

I was posed with a question today, “I’m looking for some info on account & password management for consultants that visit a lot of customers where they have to do admin stuff.” with a secondary question of “how to manage the account if a constultant leaves?”  This was specific to the VMware vSphere but would apply to any hypervisor.

There are two issues:

  • How to control who can access the administrative functions within their own datacenter and how to access administrative functions on remote systems spread all over the world.

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