Server Management Standards


The purpose is to ensure that servers implemented by Schools, Colleges, Departments or individuals at UConn meet the standards outlined in this document.


  • Operating system must be patched according to patching guidelines
  • Servers must be installed in an established server (not client) network
  • Servers must be configured to utilize a host or network firewall
  • Servers must be configured to emit logs to a dedicated log collection server
  • Vulnerability scans must be scheduled to run and be reviewed at least monthly
  • All unnecessary services must be disabled
  • There must be an assigned professional IT staff person communicated to the Information Security Office (

Associated Documents and Records


Acceptable Use Policy



Patch Implementation Guidelines


Information Security Technology Glossary

Standard Revision History

Date Version Author Details of Amendment
August 28, 2015 1 Jason Pufahl Published