Virtu-Al: Lesson 2 Service and Firewall Configuration

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In this post I will show you how to open some of the firewall ports on your host which are needed for various applications and services to talk to our ESX Host.

In the last post we setup the NTP server, I figure it would be a good start to make sure that now we have added the time server to our host we should start the NTP Service or as the Linux type people will know it, the NTP Daemon or NTPD.

So, if we use the Get-VmHostService cmdlet which is part of the VI Toolkit we can easily start our required service. This cmdlet will give us a list of the services on our host and there current state ...

Virtu-al: Lesson 2 - Service and firewall configuration