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ESX administrators have not received proper training to administer the ESX Server.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-16851 ESX0828 SV-17851r1_rule Low
Different roles require different types of training. A skilled staff is one of the critical components to the security of an organization. The ESX Server is complex and has many components that need to be monitored and configured. If staff is not properly trained in administering the ESX Server, vulnerabilities will likely be open.
VMware ESX 3 Policy 2016-05-03


Check Text ( C-17448r1_chk )
Request a copy of the ESX Server training documentation for all staff administering the ESX Servers and peripheral systems. If no training documentation can be produced, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-16699r1_fix)
Train all the ESX Server administrators.