DISA Member server 2016 STIGs affecting vCenter services from starting.
I am having an issue with the DISA 2016 member server STIGs preventing the vCenter server (6.7) from being able to boot up properly. After the initial install, I was able to log in fine, add my hosts and licenses,etc. After a reboot, I noticed that I was unable to get the web interface to come up and kept getting a 503 error. Troubleshooting revealed that about half of the services for vCenter were not starting including vPostgres and the webclient service. I began to suspect the STIG's so I temporarily disabled the GPO's associated with the member server and rebooted. Sure enough, the vCenter server booted back up no problem and I was able to get into it. So, here is the question. What within the STIG GPO's could be causing the services from starting? I read something in the knowledge base pointing to having to allow certain things to log in as a service or as a batch job under User rights assignment. Anybody have any suggestions? Thanks!