Checklist for Setting Up SCALANCE Devices
Very often, SCALANCE devices with default settings or active, but unused functions are integrated into the IT infrastructure.
Thus, unauthorized users might access the modules and cause damage. In terms of security operation, some security-relevant settings should be made at the SCALANCE device to prevent unauthorized access via the network.
This document provides a checklist to help you prepare the SCALANCE device. The checklist will guide you through the different functions of the SCALANCE devices and provides general recommendations for configuration.
Using this checklist, you can optimally prepare your SCALANCE device for use without forgetting important settings.
The checklist focuses on:
Using the latest firmware
Disabling unencrypted protocols
Changing default passwords
Setting up time synchronization
Dynamic Configuration Protocol – DCP
Quality of service – traffic prioritization
Additional settings, e. g. port settings, Syslog, etc.
Checklist (1,2 MB)