Each vRealize Suite product must meet security requirements. You must consider authentication and authorization for each product, ensure that certificates meet company requirements, and implement network isolation.

Documentation for product families or individual products can help you secure your environment. This document focusses especially on additional steps you can take to secure the suite of products.

Table 1. Security Documentation for vRealize Suite Products



vCenter ServerESXi

See the vSphere Security documentation for information on many topics including certificate management, securing ESXi, securing vCenter Server, and authentication and authorization.

See the Security of the VMware Hypervisor white paper for ESXi security information.


See the vSphere Security Hardening Guides for your vSphere products.

vRealize Automation and related products.

See Preparing for Installation in the vRealize Automation Information Center for information about certificates, pass phrases, user security, using security groups, and so on.