Scenario 21

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You are responsible for securing a vSphere environment. You plan to have SSH disabled on the ESXi hosts most of the time and to allow the appropriate administrators to enable SSH when needed. You want to ensure that SSH is automatically disabled after a specific amount of time. You want to ensure that after SSH is started on an ESXi host, it provides only a short amount of time for the user to connect and log in to the ESXi Shell using SSH. After the time expires, any users currently logged in to the shell remain connected but any attempts for new users to the shell fail to connect.


Environment Information:

Objective: 7.1 Secure ESXi Hosts

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To accomplish this task, the administrator can perform the following steps: