This start-up guide provides instructions on how to configure the Dell™ PowerEdge™ VRTX chassis with Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 in a supported failover cluster environment. These instructions cover configuration and installation information for chassis-shared storage and networking, failover clustering, Hyper-V, Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV), and specialized requirements for Windows Server 2012 to function correctly with the VRTX chassis.
Configuration management can play an incredibly important role in IT security due to its basis in establishing and maintaining a known and consistent state of the physical and software elements at your organization’s disposal.
This white paper explores how to leverage configuration management to bolster security and meet compliance regulations. Uncover some of the key benefits, including:
• Creation of a Standard Operating Environment (SOE)
• Reporting on and control of configuration drift
• Enhanced change remediation
• Insight into configuration knowledge
• And more
Understand why FISMA is heating up, what's the impact on Agency IT departments, what role configuration reporting plays, how the right documentation can build a strong audit trail, and how automation fast tracks your compliance plan.
Making routine changes to the infrastructure should not be an additional source of stress, but with the additional roles of monitoring and troubleshooting often times it is. The reasons for this added stress are described in this paper along with an effective solution for addressing these problems using SolarWinds Orion Network Configuration Manager (NCM) and Athena FirePAC for firewall analysis.