Change auditing is an important process for controlling the management of your virtual environment, to limit unauthorized changes and errors in VMware inventory. Erroneous and unauthorized changes usually occur every day in organizations in which many IT professionals manage different aspects of virtual infrastructure. Such changes can cause failures and outages in your virtual infrastructure and significantly contribute to virtual machine sprawl.
Powered by AuditAssurance™ technology, Netwrix VMware auditing solution monitors all changes and enforces controlled change management processes across your virtual environment. The product sends a daily report pointing to every change made to your ESX servers, folders, clusters, resource pools, virtual machines, and their hardware, including previous and current ("before" and "after") configuration values.
Netwrix Auditor can be used to:
Netwrix Auditor provides virtual machine monitoring to audit what changes were applied to your virtual environment, who made them, and where. Detailed reports help control VM sprawl and sustain regulatory compliance. See how your organization can benefit from Netwrix virtual machine monitoring tool.
Monitoring of Day-to-Day Administrative Activities
Captures detailed information on all changes made to VMware settings including who changed what, and when. Audit reports facilitate review and archive of daily activity.
Maintain compliance using in-depth change information. Everything is centrally audited, consolidated and presented in easy-to-understand reports, scheduled for ongoing review and forensic auditing of day-to-day administrative activities by your security team and periodic inspections by compliance auditors.
Paint the most complete picture of VMware security settings throughout the virtual environment by monitoring all setting, permission and environment changes.
Detects Who Changed What, and When
Detects all VMware setting, permission, and environment changes in full detail including information about who made changes, what changes were made, and when they were made.
Reports Previous and Current Values for Every Change
Reports show previous and new settings values for every VMware setting change from any point in time. For example, when a cluster pool is changed, the audit report will show both the previous and new cluster configuration settings.
Automated VMware audit reports
Automatically delivers daily reports to specified recipients including all change detail information. 35 predefined and customizable reports are included.
Long-term Historical Reporting
Fast compressed storage of collected audit data enables historical reporting for any period of time (e.g. 2 months or 3 years), as required by both internal and external auditors. All changes made to VMware settings can be archived and stored for more than 7 years for generating audit reports.
Integration with 3rd-Party SIEM systems and Netwrix Management Console
Integration with third-party SIEM systems and existing Netwrix products provides organizations that use SIEM systems and/or Netwrix software with fully automated and integrated VMware auditing thereby protecting these investments.
This software is not reviewed yet.
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