Enforcement Overview


To enforce a policy check means to change its value to that specified by the governing policy. VMware vCenter Protect - Configuration Management provides the means to enforce policy checks on local and remote machines via a few simple mouse clicks. See Enforcing One or More Policy Checks for detailed information about the actual process.


Caution! The values specified for the policy checks in the pre-defined policies provided within VMware vCenter Protect - Configuration Management may not be suitable for every environment. It is strongly recommended that you test enforcement of the policy checks on a small sample of machines in a non-production environment before you enforce the checks on a large scale. This is particularly important when enforcing checks defined within custom policy groups.


Before you enforce one or more policy checks, however, you should know the following: