You can view and edit Host Profile policies, select a policy to be checked for compliance, and change the policy name or description.


  1. Navigate to the Host Profile that you want to edit and click the Manage tab.
  2. Click Edit Host Profile.
  3. (Optional) Change the profile name and description and click Next.
  4. Make changes to the profile policies.

    See Edit a Policy in the vSphere Web Client for detailed instructions for editing a Host Profile policy. See Disable Host Profile Component in the vSphere Web Client for detailed instructions on enabling or disabling a policy from compliance check or remediation.

  5. (Optional) Customize the hosts.

    Make any changes to the available configuration values for this profile.

  6. Click Finish.


The changes are made when the "Update Host Profile" task is completed in the Recent Tasks status. If you attempt to remediate the profile before the task is complete, the profile configuration does not contain the change.