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Hardening and remotely logging administrative access on OVM3 (Doc ID 1981778.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2 to 3.4.5 [Release OVM22 to OVM34]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Improve security by restricting administrative access to the Oracle VM system components and configuring the remote logging of system and security events

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Introduction
 Limiting Physical Access
 Disable Remote Root Access
 Restrict User Logins to Devices, Networks or Specific IP Addresses
 Use sudo to Provide root and Granular Command Privileges
 Activity Monitoring and Logging
 Remote Logging for OVS 2.2 through 3.2.x and OL5
 Remote Logging for OVS 3.3+ and OL6
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