Compliance Checker for vSphere

Check the compliance of your IT infrastructure against specific standards and best practices that are applicable for the environment. The Compliance Checker is a free, downloadable, fully-functional product for checking compliance of your environment to help you ensure that it remains secure and compliant.


Unlike other free tools in the market, VMware’s free Compliance Checker for vSphere is a fully-functional product that provides detailed compliance checks against the VMware vSphere® Hardening Guidelines. For example, you can print Compliance Checker reports and run compliance checks across multiple ESX and ESXi servers at once.


  • Produce audit quality reports on vSphere compliance – The summary report produced by the Compliance Checker for vSphere can be used during an audit to demonstrate IT compliance against vSphere.
  • Detect problems before they affect your security posture – Due to the dynamic nature of the VMware environment, it is important to detect problems before your environment becomes insecure. With this tool you can run assessments often and easily.
  • Get detailed guidance on remediating compliance violations – Detailed remediation advice for each supported requirement is provided by a team of experts at the Center for Policy and Compliance and is available directly from the tool.
  • Access the latest podcasts, webinars and white papers on PCI compliance – A wealth of up-to-date resources includes interviews with thought leaders, white papers, archived webinars and analyst reports that can be accessed from the tool.

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