Initial Server Setup of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Introduction:

This article assumes you have a freshly installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 instance and that your require some secure configurations and set up. In this article, you will increase the security and usability of your server and help give you a more solid foundation for subsequent actions.

Step 1: Install Openssh-Server

To login to your server (remotely via putty or some other ssh terminal client), you would need to have installed openssh server – if not, you can login directly to the console of the server, run the following command:

$ sudo apt-get install openssh-server

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Changing your vSwitch Names on ESXi Hosts

So, yesterday I thought to myself, hey, wouldn’t it be cool if we could change the names of the vSwitches on ESXi hosts. That way, it will quickly allow any one to see the different categories of switches – e.g. storage/management etc.

Turns out, this is possible. Thanks to a little bit of “hacking”, you can change the names of your vSwitches.

 

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