STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Virtual Center Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: VirtualCenter virtual machine does not have a CPU reservation.

DISA Rule

SV-16806r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-15865

Group Title

VirtualCenter virtual machine has no CPU reserve.

Rule Version

ESX0660

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Reserve CPU resources for the VirtualCenter virtual machine.

Check Contents

1. Log into VirtualCenter with the VI Client.
2. In the Inventory panel on the left, select the host that has the VirtualCenter virtual machine.
3. Select the Resource Allocation Tab and view the reservation for the virtual machine CPU. Under View: Select CPU.
4. If the virtual machine reservation says 0, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-15865

Documentable

False

Rule Version

ESX0660

Severity Override Guidance

1. Log into VirtualCenter with the VI Client.
2. In the Inventory panel on the left, select the host that has the VirtualCenter virtual machine.
3. Select the Resource Allocation Tab and view the reservation for the virtual machine CPU. Under View: Select CPU.
4. If the virtual machine reservation says 0, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

[Virtual Server Administrator]

Target Key

1428

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