VMware Aria Automation for Secure Cloud helps you better manage risk through interconnected cloud and Kubernetes monitoring.

About VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds

VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds is an agentless, read-only, and real-time public cloud security monitoring platform offered as Software as a Service and designed for Enterprise Security and Cloud Teams. Built on an interconnected data model, Automation for Secure Clouds continuously monitors public cloud and Kubernetes environments elevating your ability to search, understand, and remediate security risks such as misconfigurations and threats from a single console and API.

VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds Documentation

The product documentation is your guide for understanding, configuring, and tailoring VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds to your organization's security needs.

Getting Started with Automation for Secure Clouds

Configuring Automation for Secure Clouds

Learn more about top features

Onboard an account

Manage projects and users

Define remediation actions

Review a dashboard

Set up alerts

Suppress findings

Identify high risk findings

Add third-party integrations

Create reports

VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds API Documentation

The VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds team maintains several public APIs that users can implement to call various aspects of the product's core services. Each API is supported with swagger documentation for testing API calls. This list provides links to the documentation for each respective API, and is periodically updated with new entries.

For a comprehensive guide on how to begin using the API calls to create cloud accounts, list findings, and create custom rules, refer to the API Reference guide.

API Name



Entity Data Service

These APIs allow you to search the inventory, the resources, and their properties on your cloud accounts. You can also expose relationships, and review configuration change history.


Rules Service

Use these APIs to manage native and custom rules, compliance frameworks, compliance groups, and compliance controls.


Findings Service

Use these APIs to query findings and trends across your organization and manage suppressions.


Cloud Accounts Service

Use these APIs to manage the onboarding process for cloud accounts and credentials, or update and remove existing cloud accounts as needed.


Alert Service

Use these APIs to query, manage, and share alerts for any integrations you've implemented.


Integration Service

Use these APIs to add, test, and manage integrations for any third-party service supported by Automation for Secure Clouds.


Support for enterprise customers

Enterprise customers in need of assistance can submit a ticket at the support homepage for VMware Aria Hub. Note that you must first register an email and password to access the site. Customers who are using VMware Aria Cost also have the option to sign in with SSO.

Here's the information that will come in handy during the support process:

  • Brief description

  • CSP Org Id

  • Cloud Account Id

  • Reproduction Steps (with screenshots and relevant ObjectIds)

If preferred, you can also send an email with this information to support@ariahub.zendesk.com.

Support for free tier customers

Customers using VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds's free tier of service can use the VMware Community page to ask questions about using the product or get assistance on any challenges they're having when trying to use a feature.

Learn more about VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds

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