|Finding ID||Version||Rule ID||IA Controls||Severity|
|The VMware Update Manager and vCenter Server are VM installable on an ESXi host. The Update Manager must not be configured to manage the updates on either of those VMs.|
|VMware vCenter Server Security Technical Implementation Guide||2013-01-15|
|Check Text ( C-VCENTER-000003_chk )|
| Ask the SA if either the VMware Update Manager and/or vCenter Server are installed as VMs rather than physical machines. |
If either the VMware Update Manager and/or vCenter Server are installed as VMs, this is a finding.
|Fix Text (F-VCENTER-000003_fix)|
|Ensure both the VMware Update Manager and vCenter Server are installed as physical machines.|