Editions of the Program

 

There are several editions of the program. The edition you have depends upon the type of program license you purchased. Each edition provides a different level of capabilities.

VMware vCenter Protect Essentials Plus - Configuration Management is available on a trial basis. This enables you to test all the capabilities of VMware vCenter Protect - Configuration Management, but only for 45 days. When the trial license expires the program will only allow you to scan and remediate the local machine.

The Audit edition allows you to create machine groups, to create policy groups, to scan machines, and to view the results of the scan.

The Full edition allows you access to all the features in the Audit edition, plus it provides policy enforcement capabilities. The Full edition does not provide the licensing needed to use the SCAP Processor.

The SCAP Audit edition allows you access to all the features in the Audit edition, plus it allows you to use the SCAP Processor. The SCAP Processor is a separate utility program that converts Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) profiles into policies that can be imported into VMware vCenter Protect - Configuration Management . This edition is generally used for U.S. Government customers or Government-affiliated customers.

The SCAP edition allows you access to all the features in the Full edition, plus it allows you to use the SCAP Processor. The SCAP Processor is a separate utility program that converts Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) profiles into policies that can be imported into VMware vCenter Protect - Configuration Management. This edition is generally used for U.S. Government customers or Government-affiliated customers.

For more information, see Version and License Information.