VCUI-67-000018 - vSphere UI must limit the number of allowed connections.

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Limiting the number of established connections is a basic denial-of-service protection and a best practice. Servers where the limit is too high or unlimited can potentially run out of system resources and negatively affect system availability.


Navigate to and open /usr/lib/vmware-vsphere-ui/server/conf/server.xml.

Navigate to the <Connector> configured with port='${http.port}'.

Add or change the following value:


See Also

Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001094, Rule-ID|SV-239699r679203_rule, STIG-ID|VCUI-67-000018, Vuln-ID|V-239699

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 274af375001f0ae68bb1a27e2a948eb7fdc1880f2ac2faf2a3fed3c45a1211ee