Posts Tagged ‘virtualisation’

With apologies to Philip K. Dick. This post is going to address three topics: The relationship between a virtual machine (VM) and its network connection(s). The changing perimeter The role of APIs in controlling network configuration The common theme is dreams, or perhaps de/re(ams) – as the last two topics touch on whether something is de- or […]

I run a bunch of Linux (mostly Ubuntu) VMs on my main machine at home, which happens to be a laptop. I use VirtualBox, but what I have to say here is probably applicable to most host based virtualisation environments. My requirements are pretty simple: The VMs need to be able to access the Internet […]

For most enterprises the essence of trustworthiness is their internal build, which normally comes in client and server flavours for a variety of ‘supported’ operating systems. Machines running this build are trusted to access corporate resources, anything else is kept out with policies, firewalls and mechanisms like network access control (NAC). That internal build is […]