VMware: Disable Managed Object Browser (MOB)

The managed object browser provides a way to explore the object model used by vCenter to manage the vSphere environment; it enables configurations to be changed as well. This interface is used primarily for debugging the vSphere SDK. This interface might potentially be used to perform malicious configuration changes or actions. In order to disable … More VMware: Disable Managed Object Browser (MOB)

Removing vCenter plug-in using Managed Object Browser

I recently installed a third party appliance within vCenter, upon removal the installed plug-in was still present in vCenter and no¬†uninstall¬†package was available. The only option was then to connect to the Managed Object Browser for that vCenter instance, and remove the plug-in. 1) Browse to ‘https://<vcenter server or IP>/mob’. 2) Select the ‘Content’ hyperlink. … More Removing vCenter plug-in using Managed Object Browser