Predeployment Checklist

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

RequirementReady (Y/N)

Review the Operations and Security information found at the following links

  • Yes
  • No

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

  • 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

  • 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

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