[CentOS] Re: How to detect whether running on VMware?

Tony Mountifield tony at softins.clara.co.uk
Thu Jul 24 13:40:26 UTC 2008

In article <48886F83.6090707 at xplanation.com>,
Paul Bijnens <paul.bijnens at xplanation.com> wrote:
> Tony Mountifield wrote:
> > Does anyone know how a program, script or shell user can best determine
> > whether the machine is running on bare metal or is a VMware guest?
> >
> >   
> This paper show some very interesting tricks:
> http://handlers.sans.org/tliston/ThwartingVM*Detection*_Liston_Skoudis.pdf

Interesting link (once I'd removed the * characters) - thanks!

Tony Mountifield
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