How to disable UEFI Secure Boot on a VMware virtual machine

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  • Secure Boot is a UEFI firmware security feature developed by the UEFI Consortium that ensures only immutable and signed software are loaded during the boot time. Secure Boot leverages digital signatures to validate the authenticity, source, and integrity of the code that is loaded.
  • But some customers need to disable the feature on their systems.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9
  • UEFI Secure Boot

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