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The Update Manager must not be configured to manage its own VM or the VM of its vCenter Server.
The VMware Update Manager and vCenter Server are VM installable on an ESXi host. The Update Manager must not be configured to manage the updates on either of those VMs.
VMware vCenter Server Security Technical Implementation Guide
Check Text ( C-VCENTER-000003_chk )
Ask the SA if either the VMware Update Manager and/or vCenter Server are installed as VMs rather than physical machines.
If either the VMware Update Manager and/or vCenter Server are installed as VMs, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-VCENTER-000003_fix)
Ensure both the VMware Update Manager and vCenter Server are installed as physical machines.