configuration file, proxy.xml, that can be modified to support HTTP connections to the ESX Server. See the ESX Server 3 Configuration Guide for complete details. Figure 2-1 shows a proxy.xml file that has been
modified to support HTTP for both the MOB and the SDK.
To modify the Web proxy service on ESX Server 3.5 to support HTTP
1 Log in to the service console as the root user.
2 Change directories to /etc/vmware/hostd.
3 Use a text editor to open the proxy.xml file.
4 Navigate to the list of endpoints in the file (identified by the
the Web service supporting the SDK. The nested tags may look something like this:
5 Change the accessMode to httpAndHttps. Alternatively, to completely disable HTTPS, you can set to httpOnly.
6 Optionally, change the setting for the MOB as well.
7 Save your settings and close the file.
8 Restart the vmware-hostd process by entering the following command:
service mgmt-vmware restart