DISA Releases Updated VMware vSphere 6.5 STIGs - Version 1, Release 2

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On October 25, 2019, the Defense Information Systems Agency has made available the first updates to VMware vSphere 6.5 STIGs released earlier this year. VMware vSphere 6.5 STIG Version 1, Release 2 includes updates to both the ESXi and the Virtual Machine STIGs. Per the revision history provided in the updated STIG download, the following changes were made:

VMware vSphere 6.5 ESXi STIG

  • V-94491, V-94493, V-94495, V-94497, V94499, V-94501, V-94503, V-94513, V94515,V-94517, V-94519, V-94521, V94523, V-94525, V-94527, V-94537, V94539, V-94541, V-94551, V-94553, V94555, V-94557, V-94049 - Removed multiple duplicate requirements in ESXi STIG.
  • V-94485 - Removed deprecated requirement

VMware vSphere 6.5 Virtual Machine STIG

  • V-94573 – Adjusted syntax
  • V-94641, V-94643, V-94645 - Removed multiple duplicate requirements in VMM STIG.

You can download the updated STIG from DISA’s public STIG site: DISA Virtualization STIG Downloads

Updated vRealize Operations alert content downloads are available from the Downloads page.

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