You perform the procedure on the vCenter Server for the management domain to configure session timeouts and MOB configurations.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management domain vCenter Server by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client.​

    Setting

    Value

    FQDN

    sfo01-m01-vc01.sfo.rainpole.io​

    User name​

    root

  2. Enter shell to launch BASH on the appliance.
  3. NIST80053-VI-VC-CFG-00422 Run the commands so that vSphere Client sessions expire after 10 minutes of user inactivity and restart the service.
    sed -i 's/session.timeout = 120/session.timeout = 10/' /etc/vmware/vsphere-ui/webclient.properties
    
    service-control --stop vsphere-ui
    service-control --start vsphere-ui
  4. NIST80053-VI-VC-CFG-01203 Disable the managed object browser when not required for the purpose of troubleshooting or maintenance of managed objects.
    1. Navigate to and open /etc/vmware-vpx/vpxd.cfg
    2. Locate the <vpxd>...</vpxd> element.
    3. Add or update the element in the <vpxd> section with the <enableDebugBrowse>false</enableDebugBrowse> property.
    4. Run the command to restart the vpxd service.
      service-control --restart vmware-vpxd