vmware compliance checkers

Vmware offer a PCI compliance checker. Do you no what exactly it can audit, i.e. servers workstations, specific OS? Can it audit linux systems, or just windows? Can it audit anything but OS, i.e. RDBMS, or is it OS only?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
VMware PCI Compliance Checker for Windows

It audits - Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista and 2008.

This version

VMware PCI 2.0 Compliance Checker for Linux

supports Red Hat 5.
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Haresh NikumbhSr. Tech leadCommented:
Compliance Checker for PCI DSS v1.2 supports Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista and 2008.

http://www.vmware.com/products/pci-compliance-checker/features.html
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
VMware PCI 2.0 Compliance Checker is now available.
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pma111Author Commented:
Is the VMware PCI 2.0 Compliance Checker for Linux also free? Is this a different tool to the vmware hippa checker for linux?
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Haresh NikumbhSr. Tech leadCommented:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
actually the information is slightly out of date which VMware have published....

PCI 2.0 -

ou can run assessments on these operating systems:

    Windows XP, 32-bit and 64-bit
    Windows 2003 R2, 64-bit
    Windows 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit
    Windows 2008 R2
    Windows 7
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes, both are FREE downloads, but they are really TRIAL software, because you can only SCAN five computers at a time!

it's a different download to

VMware Compliance Checker for HIPAA
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pma111Author Commented:
So pci 2.0 can or can't audit red hat linux?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
There are two different applications and downloads

One for Windows and One for Linux!

So Yes, PCI 2.0 can do Windows and Linux.

VMware PCI 2.0 Compliance Checker for Linux

VMware PCI 2.0 Compliance Checker for Windows

two different software downloads!
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Haresh NikumbhSr. Tech leadCommented:
as per George Gerchow – Director, VMware Center

we also have FREE checkers for vSphere 4.0, 4.1, 5.0 AND for PCI 2.0 Windows & Linux.

http://blogs.vmware.com/security/2012/08/vmware-cpc-releases-two-free-hipaa-compliance-checkers-for-vmworld.html
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pma111Author Commented:
Many thanks
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