VMware® vCenter™ Configuration Manager™ automates configuration and compliance management across virtual, physical and cloud environments, continuously assessing them for operational and security compliance.

vSphere Hardening Guidelines Checker

Broad Configuration and Compliance Management Solution

  • Centralized configuration change execution across VMware Infrastructure and Windows, Linux and Unix operating systems
  • Extensive and continuous configuration data collection, configuration assessment and change auditing
  • Unified reporting of configuration data and compliance-assessment results
  • Automated remediation of "out-of-compliance" configurations
  • Ability to assess OS patch status and deploy patches as needed

Out-of-the-Box Configuration Compliance Toolkits

Out-of-the-box compliance toolkits for a broad range of standards—including security best practices, vendor hardening guidelines and regulatory mandates. Out-of-the-box toolkits include:

  • Security best practices developed by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Center for Internet Security (CIS)
  • Hardening guidelines from VMware and Microsoft
  • Regulatory mandates such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Federal information Security Act (FISMA)

Use vCenter Configuration Manager to build your own internal IT standards to drive best practices in your environment

  • Leverage one of the included toolkits as a starting point or create a new company specific IT standards toolkit
Out-of-the-Box Configuration Compliance Toolkits

Out-of-the-Box Configuration Compliance Toolkits

Fundamental to the Management of Clouds built on VMware Technology

  • Deep configuration data collection, change tracking, and compliance assessment across the VMware infrastructure for VMware products including VMware® ESX®, VMware® ESXi™, VMware® vCenter™, VMware vCloud® Director™, and VMware vCloud® Networking and Security™
  • Automated remediation of VMware Infrastructure across many use cases
  • Correlation of performance issues identified by VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™ with change events tracked within vCenter Configuration Manager
  • Manage configuration and compliance tasks across private, public and hybrid cloud use cases
  • Configuration management for VM Templates and Offline VMs including configuration change execution, change tracking, compliance assessment, remediation of non compliant configurations, and OS patch management
  • Snapshot VMs before executing configurations changes to support rollback operations if needed
  • vCenter Configuration Manager API coupled with VMware® vCenter™ Orchestrator™ supports integration with other VMware and 3rd party products
Fundamental to the Management of Clouds built on VMware Technology

Fundamental to the Management of Clouds built on VMware Technology