Deployment Checklists

Use these checklists when deploying your directory service:

Initiate the Project
Understand the business requirements for your DS deployment
Identify key client applications
Identify project stakeholders
Define SLOs based on business requirements
Define project scope
Define project roles and responsibilities
Schedule DS training for deployment team members

Prepare Supportability
Find out how to get help and support from ForgeRock and partners
Find out how to get training from ForgeRock and partners
Find out how to keep up to date with new development and new releases
Find out how to report problems

Design the Service
Understand the roles of directory components
Define architecture, mapping requirements to component features
Define the directory data model
Define the directory access model
Define the replication model
Define how to backup, restore, and recover data
Define how you will monitor and audit the service
Determine how to harden and secure the service

Develop the Service
Engage development of custom server plugins as necessary
Apply configuration management
Create a test plan
Engage automation, continuous integration
Create a documentation plan
Create a maintenance and support plan
Pilot the implementation
Size systems to provision for production
Execute test plans
Execute documentation plans
Create a rollout plan in alignment with all stakeholders
Prepare patch and upgrade plans

Implement the Service
Ensure appropriate support for production services
Execute the rollout plan
Engage ongoing monitoring and auditing services
Engage ongoing maintenance and support

Maintain the Service
Execute patch and upgrade plans as necessary
Plan how to adapt the deployment to new and changing requirements

Read a different version of :