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Common Best Practices


Following are some of the recommended guidelines that are to be followed by the users of ManageEngine Applications Manager for a safer and enhanced monitoring experience:

  1. Subscribe to the Applications Manager security advisory mailing list. (Navigate to Admin Privacy settings Breach notification)
  2. Ensure that you always have the latest host operating system, browser, and network security update installed.
  3. Ensure that you do not expose Applications Manager on the public Internet.
  4. If you must enable outbound internet access from Applications Manager servers, create a strict allow list and block all other traffic.
  5. Disable unnecessary ports, protocols, and services on your host operating system. See Security/Firewall Requirements of Applications Manager.
  6. Only authorized users should have access to the machine where you install Applications Manager server.
  7. Ensure that the credentials you provide in Applications Manager for monitoring/integration purpose must follow the principle of least privilege.

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