Track, alert and report on critical VMware vCenter changes with these VMware reporting tools. Change Auditor for VMWare vCenter helps ensure the security, compliance and control of event activity. It also ensures the security of VMWare vCenter Server. Simplify VMware monitoring when you manage, audit, report on and receive alerts on all changes to the platform in real time. Now you can analyze events and changes without complexity and reduce the fear of unknown security concerns. You can be confident that compliance demands will satisfy the scrutiny of any auditor. Change Auditor for VMware vCenter is freeware and included with other Change Auditor modules, including trial versions.
Integrate with Quest InTrust for 20:1 compressed event storage and centralized native or third-party log collection, parsing and analysis with alerting and automated response actions to suspicious events such as known ransomware attacks or fishy PowerShell commands.
There are specific system requirements for the Change Auditor coordinator (server-side), Change Auditor client (client-side), Change Auditor agent (server-side), and the Change Auditor workstation and web client (optional components). For a full list of system requirements and required permissions for all components and target systems that can be audited by Change Auditor please refer to the Change Auditor Installation Guide.
The Change Auditor coordinator is responsible for fulfilling client and agent requests and for generating alerts.
Quad core Intel® Core™ i7 equivalent or better
Minimum: 8 GB RAM or better
Recommended: 32 GB RAM or better
SQL databases supported up to the following versions:
NOTE: Performance may vary depending on network configuration, topology, and Azure SQL Managed Instance configuration.
NOTE: Change Auditor supports SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups, SQL Clusters, and databases that have row and page compression applied.
Installation platforms (x64) supported up to the following versions:
NOTE: Microsoft Windows Data Access Components (MDAC) must be enabled. (MDAC is part of the operating system and enabled by default.)
For the best performance, Quest strongly recommends:
NOTE: Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server is required when the Change Auditor database resides on Azure SQL Managed Instance and Azure Active Directory authentication is selected.
NOTE: Do NOT pre-allocate a fixed size for the Change Auditor database.
In addition, the following software/configuration is required:
Additional Account Coordinator minimum permissions required, please see Change Auditor Installation Guide .