The first three practices are all about helping you identify all systems under management, standardizing the way you manage these devices, and protecting them from harmful changes. Let’s now build upon this by talking about the remaining two and why they are important. These practices support the thesis that you can eliminate the leading cause of network downtime: simple human error.
In this installment, we will talk about three specific best practices that will help you improve network uptime and operational success and save you time and money.
You may be thinking, “If network configuration is months of boredom, then why should I read this?” The short answer is, “So you never have to experience those moments of extreme terror!” Today, we will be talking about why network configuration management is so difficult and what’s at stake. This article is a three-part series that will look at five best practices for improving your network configuration management.