vsphere compliance checker

Posted on 2013-09-09
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Last Modified: 2013-09-10
The latest version of vsphere compliance checker seems to be for 5.0. Could you still run it against 5.1 hosts? Or have the security settings changed dramatically between versions?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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VMware Compliance Checker for vSphere Version 5.0 will fail with an XML issues against vCenter 5.1.

A new version VMware Compliance Checker for vSphere 5.1, is being developed, and will be released at the end of Q3.

It's quite easy to manually check hosts against the vSphere 5.0 VMware Hardening Guidelines Checker

Guides are here with comparison to 5.1


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