Change auditing is an important process for controlling the management of your virtual environment, to limit unauthorized changes and errors in VMware inventory. Erroneous and unauthorized changes usually occur every day in organizations in which many IT professionals manage different aspects of virtual infrastructure. Such changes can cause failures and outages in your virtual infrastructure and significantly contribute to virtual machine sprawl.
Powered by AuditAssurance technology, Netwrix VMware Change Reporter audits all changes and enforces controlled change management processes across your virtual environment. This tool sends a daily report pointing to every change made to your ESX servers, folders, clusters, resource pools, virtual machines, and their hardware, including previous and current ("before" and "after") configuration values.Netwrix VMware Change Reporter can be used to:
The product can be installed separately, but also is available as a part of Netwrix Auditor that automates auditing of the entire IT infrastructure.
The product has Freeware and Enterprise Editions. Please review the side-by-side comparison for more information.
I´m using Netwrix VMware Change Reporter and it works marvelous, I get my daily emails at 3:00 am and it gives me a detailed information of what has changed in the environment. It does what you´ve designed it to do! /Jeff Doe, Faegre & Benson Law Firm/