How to run Secure Boot Validation Script on an ESXi Host

Help for validation script:

/usr/lib/vmware/secureboot/bin/secureBoot.py -h
usage: secureBoot.py [-h] [-a | -c | -s]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -a, --acceptance-level-check
                        Validate acceptance levels for installed vibs
  -c, --check-capability
                        Check if the host is ready to enable secure boot
  -s, --check-status    Check if UEFI secure boot is enabled

Check if the host is ready to enable secure boot

/usr/lib/vmware/secureboot/bin/secureBoot.py -c
Secure boot can be enabled: All vib signatures verified. All tardisks validated. All acceptance levels validated

Check if UEFI secure boot is disabled

/usr/lib/vmware/secureboot/bin/secureBoot.py -s
Disabled

Create Cisco UCS Boot Policy

Check if UEFI secure boot is enabled and working

/usr/lib/vmware/secureboot/bin/secureBoot.py -s
Enabled
vSphere Secure Boot

Author: Daniel Micanek

Senior Service Architect, SAP Platform Services Team at TietoEVRY | SUSE SCA | vExpert ⭐⭐⭐⭐ | vExpert NSX | VCIX-DCV | VCAP-NV Design | VCAP-DCV Design+Deploy | VCP-DCV/NV/CMA | NCIE-DP | OCP | Azure Solutions Architect | Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)