By default, the AppDefense Appliance enables only the AppDefense Plug-In in vCenter Server.You can connect AppDefense Appliance with SaaS Service to communicate with the AppDefense Service, enabling the complete solution.

Capability AppDefense Plug-In in vCenter Server AppDefense Plug-In in vCenter Server + AppDefense Service (SaaS)
Risk-Adjusted Vulnerability Assessment
Process and network visibility
Software reputation verification

(needs Internet connectivity)

One-click install workflows in vCenter Server
Automatic upgrades

(needs Internet connectivity)

Behavior analysis with Machine Learning (ML)
OS Integrity
Scope/Service assignments
Dashboards and visibility reports
Alerts and alert classification
Custom alert remediations
Application topology visualization
Third-party integrations
Connectivity With AppDefense Service Description
Plug-in Only

All the AppDefense plug-in in vCenter Server capabilities. Internet connectivity is required for software reputation verification and automatic upgrades.

SaaS

All the AppDefense plug-in in vCenter Server + AppDefense Service capabilities.