Detail steps for a government audit of virtualization and data storage environment.
Here is an example of the program:
Determine the sufficiency of procedures, guidelines, and best practices being utilized in managing the virtual VMware environment and data storage.
Review existing IT policies and determine if any relate to virtual servers or data storage and document any found.
Determine and document what industry best practices are being used and identify if they are being applied.
Obtain and document open and closed System Mangement system tickets from FY__ to Date with the Virtualization team members as owner and determine that the procedures were followed for any related to creating and deploying servers
Determine if vCenter has reports on changes made. If so, obtain a report of changes for FY__.
Obtain an access listing to vCenter and obtain an active directory listing and compare the group/accounts that are linked to roles in vCenter.
From the System Management system reports determine if any tickets were for access requests."
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