You enable normal lockdown mode on the ESXi hosts.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to an ESXi host from the management domain by using the Host Client.​

    Setting

    Value

    URL

    https://management-domain-esxi-host-fqdn/ui​​​

    User name​

    root​

  2. NIST80053-VI-ESXI-CFG-00031 Enable Normal lockdown mode on the host.
    1. In the Navigator, click Manage and click Security & users.
    2. Select Lockdown mode and click Edit settings.
    3. In the Change lockdown mode dialog box, select the Normal lockdown radio button and click Change.
  3. Repeat the procedure for all ESXi hosts for the management domain.