Are you worried about potential business disruptions resulting from security breaches? Are you pressured by your organization to secure your Linux® OS or, additionally, SAP® HANA® system? Are you concerned about the time needed to meet security compliance requirements?
The HPE Workload Aware Security for Linux is a one-click security compliance tool designed to verify and ascertain that the Linux operating system, as well as the SAP HANA workload, are executing securely. Confirming to CIS OS security benchmarks and SAP HANA security guidelines, it automates up to 90% compliance to industry standard security policies with zero downtime. Moreover, WASL provides complete protection and comprehensive audit reports in minutes, rather than in hours or weeks. Taking away the risk of being out of compliance, and reducing the management times drastically, it provides simplified security insurance with no operational overheads.

What's new

  • Easily migrate from WASL 1.2. to 1.3.1. Including WASL Security Management Station (SMS) data and settings.
  • Simple Policy Update & Alert Support. Update deployed policies on SAP HANA and Linux workloads.
  • WASL supported as a virtual appliance. The Security Management Station (SMS) can be deployed as a virtual appliance on VMWare ESXi.
  • Convert WASL 30-day trial version to production version.


SAP HANA Automated Security Compliance for Linux Servers

The HPE Workload Aware Security for Linux delivers security compliance of x86 Linux deployments to Industry standard CIS benchmarks. Achieve compliance to SAP HANA security guide with a single click.

Security compliance for multiple SAP HANA environments as well as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) servers are handled all from a single easy to use dashboard.

Servers to be verified can be configured directly from the security management dashboard.

Save Time by Automating Security Compliance

The HPE Workload Aware Security for Linux x86 checks both the workload and the operating system for holistic security compliance.

Delivers security compliance that saves you time instead of having to read through hundreds of pages of required SAP HANA security changes1.

Automates compliance process with an optimized set of rules that can be invoked by a single mouse click, reducing compliance time from days to minutes.

Customization to Incorporate Your Specific Security Requirements

The HPE Workload Aware Security for Linux x86 provides the ability to add additional scripts or customization to the default rules.

Quickly roll back of changes with a single click.

Easily propagate customization to multiple servers controlled by the dashboard.

Role-based access controls can regulate access to perform specific tasks on system and application based on the role of individual users to support the deployments.

Cost-effective Licensing

The HPE Workload Aware Security for Linux x86 provides a cost effective two tier (basic and advanced) licenses are for each Linux instance. The licensing model allows for security compliance to be achieved on all the Linux installations in the whole enterprise regardless of how they are deployed.

Basic license is all that is needed for Linux OS security compliance.

The advanced license includes the Linux OS security compliance and adds in SAP HANA security compliance.

Works with SAP HANA appliances as well as SAP HANA tailored data center integration (TDI) deployments.

  • 1.
    SAP HANA Security Guide for SAP HANA Platform
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