Tip of the Day: Shielded VMs


Cybersecurity has hit the mainstream. You would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t know about a company that has been breached and dragged across the news. Security veterans might say that this is just the tip of the iceberg but you have to admit – it’s a very large tip.

Shielded Virtual Machines is a new feature in Windows Server 2016 to prevent possibly fabric attacks.

There was an Ignite session that was presented that has information regarding Shielded VMs.

Harden the Fabric: Protecting Tenant Secrets in Hyper-V

Also, other interesting links:

This document provides installation and validation guidance for Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview (build #10074) and System Center Virtual Machine Manager vNext for Guarded Fabric Hosts and Shielded VMs.

Shielded VMs and Guarded Fabric Validation Guide for Windows Server 2016


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