Welcome to the VMware Carbon Black Workload™ documentation! Learn how to enable and use Carbon Black Cloud Workload in your data center. Carbon Black Cloud Workload delivers agentless protection for vSphere workloads, while reducing the attack surface and strengthening data center security posture.

Quick Links:
Getting Started
Introduction to Carbon Black Cloud Workload
Read the Carbon Black Cloud Workload Product Datasheet
How do I download the appliance installer?
How do I enable Carbon Black Cloud in my data center?
How do I use the Carbon Black Cloud Workload plug-in?
How do I view the risk-prioritized vulnerability assessment?
Carbon Black Community
Carbon Black User Exchange 
Carbon Black Cloud Workload User Exchange   
Carbon Black Developer Network  
Product Operating Environment Requirements
Workloads OER
Vulnerability Management OER
Sensor Gateway OER
Sensor Operating Environment Requirements
Windows Sensor OER (Desktop)
Windows Sensor OER (Server)
Linux Sensor OER
Sensor Lifecycle Support Policy
Carbon Black Tech Zone
Carbon Black Workload - Technical Overview
vSphere Admin Checklist and Quick Install Guide
vSphere Admin Best Practices for Workload Appliance
Console Documentation
Latest Carbon Black Cloud Workload Release Notes
Latest Carbon Black Cloud Workload User Guide
Latest Carbon Black Sensor Gateway Release Notes
Carbon Black Sensor Gateway User Guide
Related Videos
Carbon Black Cloud Workload Overview    
Install Workload Appliance in under 15 minutes   
Carbon Black Cloud Workload Release 1.1-What's New   

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New to Carbon Black Cloud Console?

When you work with features in the Carbon Black Cloud console, you might have questions and need more information.
  • On the Carbon Black Cloud console, click Dashboard. To complete the basic onboarding tasks, follow the Getting Started widget. If you do not see the Getting Started widget on your dashboard, click Configure Dashboard to add the widget. The Manage VM Workloads widget may be on the second page. To reach the second page, click > on the widget.

    CBC onboarding widget

  • You can get more help for the active page on the Carbon Black Cloud console. Access the User Guide from the Help menu on the upper-right side of the Carbon Black Cloud console. The guide is accessible at any time, on any page, across the Carbon Black Cloud console.

    CBC console Help > User Guide