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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Verifying the profile compliance of an ESXi host

Once you have the ESXi hosts associated (attached) with a Host Profile of your choice, the host can be checked for compliance. The compliance check is done in the vCenter server.

In this section, you will learn how to check an ESXi host for compliance against an associated Host Profile.

How to do it…

The following procedure will guide you through the steps required to check an ESXi host for compliance:

  1. Connect to the vCenter server using the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Go to the vCenter Inventory Home tab and navigate to Rules and Profiles | Host Profiles.
  3. Click on the Host Profile, to bring up the Host Profile specific page.
  4. Navigate to Monitor | Compliance to see a list of ESXi hosts attached to the profile ...

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