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VMware vSphere 6.0 ESXi STIG Ver 1, Rel 5 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

Supporting Resources:

Target:

Target CPE Name Product Category
VMware vSphere 6.0 ESXi (View CVEs)
  • Virtualization Software

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
VMware vSphere 6.0 ESXi STIG
Checklist ID:
689
Version:
Ver 1, Rel 5
Type:
Compliance
Review Status:
Final
Authority:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:
01/27/2017
Checklist Group:
View

Checklist Summary:

The VMware vSphere 6.0 ESXi (ESXi 6.0) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) provides security policy and configuration requirements for the use of the ESXi 6.0 hypervisor in the Department of Defense (DoD).

Checklist Role:

  • Virtualization Server

Known Issues:

Not Provided

Target Audience:

The security requirements contained within this STIG are designed to assist Security Managers (SMs), Information Assurance Managers (IAMs), Information Assurance Officers (IAOs), and System Administrators (SAs) with configuring and maintaining security controls in a VMware vSphere environment centrally managed by a vCenter Server. This document is not a guide to Windows system administration.

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

Not Provided

Regulatory Compliance:

DoD Directive (DoDD) 8500.1 and 8500.2

Comments/Warnings/Miscellaneous:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via email to disa.stig_spt@mail.mil. DISA Field Security Operations (FSO) will coordinate all change requests with the relevant DoD organizations before inclusion in this document.

Disclaimer:

Not Provided

Product Support:

Not Provided

Point of Contact:

disa.stig_spt@mail.mil

Sponsor:

Not Provided

Licensing:

Not Provided

Change History:

Updated to FINAL - 09/12/2016
Updated to Ver 1, Rel 3 - 01/27/2017
Updated to FINAL - 03/13/2017
Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
Updated to Ver 1, Rel 5 - 1/23/19
Updated to FINAL - 2/19/19

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NIST checklist record last modified on 02/19/2019