@JGStew

My random thoughts.


BigFix Settings Optimizations

BigFix is Extremely Flexible

Many Defaults Should Be Changed!

_BESClient_Resource_PowerSaveEnable

Default: Disabled (0)

Recommendation: Enabled (1)

_BESRelay_HealthCheck_EnableAtStartup

Default: Disabled (0)

Recommendation: Enabled (1)

_BESClient_Log_Days

Default: 10 days (10)

Recommendation: 31 days (31)

_BESRelay_RelaysFileUpdater_RefreshSeconds

Default: 1 minute (60)

Recommendation: 1 hour (3600) or more

Applicability: root server only (exists main gather service)

_BESClient_Comm_CommandPollEnable

Default: Disabled (0)

Recommendation: Enabled (1)

_BESClient_Comm_CommandPollIntervalSeconds

Default: 12 hours (43200)

Recommendation: 3 hours (10800)

_BESClient_Download_UtilitiesCacheLimitMB

Default: 10MB (10)

Recommendation: 200MB (200) or more

I’m Convinced, Now What?

4 Actions Designed to Target ALL COMPUTERS:

What about other settings?

Questions?

forum.bigfix.com

bigfix.slack.com

References: