Predeployment Checklist

The following checklist covers everything you should review and prepare for prior to beginning a RISC Networks engagement.

Predeployment Checklist

Requirement

Ready (Y/N)

Review the Operations and Security information found at the following links:

Architecture, Data Handling, and Security
What We Collect
How We Collect

Yes  |  No

Review the Deployment Requirements for information on resource, network, and credential requirements of the virtual appliance:

Deployment Requirements

Yes  |  No

VMware platform with the necessary resources available for RN150 deployment (ESXi, VMware Workstation, VM Player).

Yes  |  No

IP Address information for the RN150 (DHCP or Manual)

Yes  |  No

RN150 will have required outbound Internet access (proxy free) for tcp/443

if proxy is required review proxy documentation, described in Appliance Proxy Support.

Yes  |  No

RN150 will have required network access to all devices targeted for discovery

Yes  |  No

Complete list of subnets to scan

Yes  |  No

Read Only SNMP credentials for network devices targeted for discovery

Yes  |  No

SSH or Read Only SNMP credentials for all Linux / Unix hosts targeted for discovery

Caution:May require deployment and / or configuration of a supported SNMP agents on the target hosts. Please refer to your vendor’s documentation for more information.

Yes  |  No

Windows Domain Administrator or Local Administrator (workgroup servers only) credentials for all Windows hosts targeted for discovery

Yes  |  No

VMware vCenter and / or ESX/ESXi IP address information and credentials

Yes  |  No

All applicable SSH, SNMP, Windows, and VMware vCenter credentials have been tested and validated

Yes  |  No

At least one test IP address available (i.e. a known system or device) for each credential to test against during bootstrapping procedures

Yes  |  No

All change orders needed to support this engagement been approved and implemented

Yes  |  No