You can use esxcfg-auth to easily configure your ESX server to allow network based authentication as well as password complexity settings for your machine. It support setting up your system to do authentication against an Active Directory Server, but not user management, as well as authentication against a NIS server, a Kerberos server or an LDAP server.

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The CLI command line tool esxcfg-advcfg can be used to query and modify advanced options for a wide variety of different aspects of the ESX 3/4 VMkernel, such as resources, networking, storage and global settings. Note that this page is written for ESX 4 and not all commands may work with ESX 3.

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