You can configure the virtual machine Communication Interface firewall (VMCI) to restrict virtual machines accessing the hypervisor-based services and VMCI-based services.
You can restrict VMCI usage to a subset of VMCI-based services on each virtual machine. For example, you can allow certain virtual machines to access VMCI services and deny access to others for security reasons.
- ESXi hypervisor
- Services installed on the host operating system in the form of a vmkernel module
- Applications installed by a verified vSphere Installation Bundle