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ESX Agent Manager must be configured with the appropriate ports.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-239400 VCEM-67-000029 SV-239400r674694_rule Medium
Web servers provide numerous processes, features, and functionalities that use TCP/IP ports. Some of these processes may be deemed unnecessary or too unsecure to run on a production system. The ports that the ESX Agent Manager listens on are configured in the "catalina.properties" file and must be verified as accurate to their shipping state.
VMware vSphere 6.7 EAM Tomcat Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17


Check Text ( C-42633r674692_chk )
At the command prompt, execute the following command:

# grep 'bio.http.port' /etc/vmware-eam/catalina.properties

Expected result:


If the output of the command does not match the expected result, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-42592r674693_fix)
Navigate to and open:


Navigate to the ports specification section.

Set the ESX Agent Manager port specifications according to the following: