VMware vSphere 6.0 and clientless anti-malware and network security. What you need to know!
Since a couple of years various anti-virus vendors have been using the vShield Endpoint API and VMsafe-net API for agentless anti-malware and network inspection. Basically this technology scans IO traffic to and from the virtual machine from inside the ESXi kernel instead of using an agent in each guest operating sytem .
The image below shows the architecture for Trend Micro Deep Security. It shows how third party solutions use VMware API’s.
vShield Endpoint API is used for anti-malware.
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