IT Audit Questionnaire

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Discovery Questionnaire

This questionnaire is designed to help Lucity work with an agency's IT group to identify their IT capabilities and needs in regard to setting up Lucity.

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  1. Network
    • What is the status of your network? Windows or Linux?  
    • What are your network connection speeds?
    • Do you have fiber or Ethernet 10/100/1000?
      • If fiber, what areas are serviced?
      • Do you have these mapped in a digital file or in blueprints?
    • What are the firewall speeds?
    • Does your Firewall have VPN capability?
    • Does your Firewall have DMZ capability?
    • Does your Firewall have site-to-site capability?
    • Is your Firewall Stateful?
    • Are you able to do IPSEC or PPTP?
    • What is your incoming bandwidth?
    • What is your outgoing bandwidth?
    • Has your bandwidth spiked to 80% or more in the past 3 months?
    • Are your switches gigabit or higher?
    • Do you have an active directory and domain?  
      • How many domains are used in your network? Will the Lucity servers use different domains than the users?
      • Do you have ADFS or an Identity Store like BigIP?
    • Do you have a server room?
    • Are your servers on railed racks?
    • Do you use load balancing on your web servers like BigIP F5?
  1. Software
    • Do you use SQL Server?
    • Do you have Crystal Reports Enterprise Server?
    • Is your RDBMS dedicated?
    • Is your RDBMS hosting other databases and/or applications?        
    • What are the specifications of the user workstations (mainly CPU, RAM)?
  1.  Server
    • Do the servers reside in the same domain and/or switch?
    • Are you running SAS, SATA, Fiber, or SCSI on your database server/s?
    • What is the RAID configuration on your database servers?
    • How many CPUs on the database servers?
    • How much RAM is on your database server/s?
    • How old are your database server/s?
  1. Backups
    • Do you have Tape, HDD, or offsite backup equipment?
      • If tapes, what type of tapes.
      • If HDD, how much storage? What is the capacity?
    • What type of devices do you have?  
    • What are the routines of backup?  
    • What is the longevity of the backup?
    • Is there a reuse policy?
    • When are the full backups?
    • When are the incremental backups?
    • Is there a secondary failsafe system offsite?
    • Do you backup the OS or the entire client PC, Laptop or mobile device? Snapshot backup
      • When does the backup occur?
      • Where do the backups get stored?
  1. Intended Uses
    • For the initial release, do you intend to support map services on intranet only or both intranet and internet?
      • If both, are you using a DMZ or a reverse proxy for your firewall configuration?
        • If reverse proxy, what type of configuration: Apache, IIS 7, IIS 7.5?
    • Will you be using ArcGIS Enterprise Workgroup or Enterprise?
      • Standard or Advanced?
    • Are your servers virtual or stand alone?
    • How many foreseeable GIS data editors?
    • How many potential users will be using Lucity WebMap?
    • Will ArcGIS Enterprise be dedicated to a server/s?
    • Do you plan on dedicating Lucity Web Server?
    • Do you have an ESRI ELA or EA?
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