VMware vRealize Air Compliance Release Notes
What's in the Release NotesThe release notes cover the following topics:
Introduction to vRealize Air Compliance
vRealize Air Compliance is an application that monitors your VMware vSphere infrastructure, including your vCenter Server instance, data centers, clusters, hosts, virtual machines, and distributed virtual port groups. It returns the results to your vRealize Air Compliance instance through a secure connection to your deployed service.
The vRealize Air Compliance Connect OVA is an on-premises OVA that you deploy in your environment. The OVA monitors changes made to your objects, gathers data about those objects, and assesses the compliance of those objects.
Before You Begin
Before you install and deploy the vRealize Air Compliance Connect OVA in your environment, you must perform several prequisite steps. See the vRealize Air Compliance OVA Installation and Deployment Guide. The initial setup wizard, which appears when you first log in to vRealize Air Compliance, links to the vRealize Air Compliance documentation center for information to install and deploy the OVA.
LicensingvRealize Air Compliance product licensing consists of trial, standard, and extended license levels.
vRealize Air Compliance supports VMware vCenter Server 5.x Update x and later.
Connection PortsThe following ports are used between the vRealize Air Compliance Connect OVA and vCenter Server.
Browser SupportvRealize Air Compliance supports the following browsers:
vRealize Air Compliance Connect OVA Install and Deployment
To use vRealize Air Compliance, you install the vRealize Air Compliance Connect OVA in your environment. For information to install and deploy the OVA, see the vRealize Air Compliance OVA Installation and Deployment Guide.
vRealize Air Portal and Services
As a vRealize Air subscriber, you use the vRealize Air portal to access your services and manage your user accounts. After you subscribe, you receive an email with a URL and user credentials. Then, you can access the portal, log in, and connect to the hosted vRealize Air Compliance server.
For guidance to install and deploy the vRealize Air Compliance Connect OVA, see the vRealize Air Compliance Documentation Center or the vRealize Air Compliance OVA Installation and Deployment Guide.
Standards and Profiles
The Standards and Profiles Workflow View provides an intuitive user interface to configure profiles for the assessment of objects in your environment. In the workflow view, you use workflow guidance buttons, which represent the content to configure and the step in the process that you want to complete. With this workflow design, you can easily see the logical progression of steps to take to configure the content used to assess the compliance of your objects.
When you enter the vRealize Air Compliance user interface and click Content, the Standards and Profiles view appears with a yellow banner at the top to indicate that you can click it to try the improved Standards and Profiles workflow interface. After you click the banner to see the improved workflow view, you can always click the banner again to return to the original view.
The vRealize Air Compliance documentation consists of:
The content in the vRealize Air Compliance OVA Installation and Deployment Guide is also included in the documentation center.
As vRealize Air Compliance is a new service, this section does not contain any fixed issues.
This section contains known issues for this service release of vRealize Air Compliance.Known Issues