VCEM-67-000018 - ESX Agent Manager must fail to a known safe state if system initialization fails, shutdown fails, or aborts fail.

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Determining a safe state for failure and weighing that against a potential denial of service for users depends on what type of application the web server is hosting. For the ESX Agent Manager, it is preferable that the service abort startup on any initialization failure rather than continuing in a degraded, and potentially insecure, state.


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References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001190, Rule-ID|SV-239389r674661_rule, STIG-ID|VCEM-67-000018, Vuln-ID|V-239389

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 26b0fcd632e2c5e396bb569eeb176f9ccb2f026b6e4dd38f87edc08b1467cfda