STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESXi Server 5.0 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 27 Jan 2017: For systems using DNS resolution, at least two name servers must be configured.

DISA Rule

SV-51285r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-39427

Group Title

GEN001375

Rule Version

GEN001375-ESXI5-000086

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Open the vSphere/VMware Infrastructure (VI) Client and log in with appropriate credentials.
If connecting to vCenter Server, click on the desired host.
Click the Configuration tab and view the listed DNS server setting(s).

If DNS is configured has less than 2 servers configured, add a second server.

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Open the vSphere/VMware Infrastructure (VI) Client and log in with appropriate credentials.
If connecting to vCenter Server, click on the desired host.
Click the Configuration tab and view the listed DNS server setting(s).

If DNS is not configured and is not used, this is not a finding.
If DNS is configured with less than 2 servers, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-39427

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001375-ESXI5-000086

Severity Override Guidance

Open the vSphere/VMware Infrastructure (VI) Client and log in with appropriate credentials.
If connecting to vCenter Server, click on the desired host.
Click the Configuration tab and view the listed DNS server setting(s).

If DNS is not configured and is not used, this is not a finding.
If DNS is configured with less than 2 servers, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2370

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