Copy and Paste

In previous version of vSphere/ESX you could disable copy/paste when using the vSphere client by adding to lines to the advanced options of the VM: false false

Note tho that with 4.1 copy/paste is disabled by default (see here) so if you want to enable that functionality you’ll have to use | false | false

For further isolation methods check out the Hardening Guide from VMware.

One of the other nifty tricks is


Which will keep users who have client-access to the VM from being able to connect or detatch CDROMs, NICs, floppies and USB devices.

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