Even small changes to the configuration made to server may impact on your users and cause major disruptions to businesses. Each time a change is made, it makes sense to be properly documented and communicated, especially if the servers are maintained by various team members.
Another example is very common: change yesterday broke your systems, and you do not remember the old settings. A popular web resource for IT professionals, TechRepublic has failed to do to change the documentation of the 10 worst things can IT professionals third maintain.
Logging all changes manually is a time-consuming and error-prone task and requires signficant efforts in environments of any size, whether you have 1 server or a thousand. Also beware of unauthorized changes, because no one will ever document it at all.
NetWrix Server Configuration Monitor was developed to provide a small tool that monitors a number of central servers and sends a daily summary reports about any changes by the last day will be observed.
New hardware, drivers, upgrades, changes to services and applications - no changes will happen behind the scenes, no matter who made it and how. You just need to start setup of this tool once, daily reports on any changes that are grouped by server name.
What's new in NetWrix Server Configuration screen: