Writing operational procedures

The operational-procedure document provides the detailed, step-by-step procedures required for the successful operation of the implemented virtual data-center design. These procedures should include monitoring and troubleshooting, virtual machine deployment, environment startup and shutdown, patching and updating, and any other details that may be required for the successful operation of the implemented design.

How to do it...

The operational procedures should include the following information:

  • Purpose statement
  • Assumption statement
  • Step-by-step procedure for daily operations
  • Troubleshooting and recovery procedures

How it works...

As with other design documents, the purpose statement defines the purpose of the operational-procedures ...

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