Daily IT Operations Checklist

Use this audit template to perform routine IT operation checks to ensure that all system servers and networks are functioning properly.​

Daily IT Operations Checklist



Server Room

1. Server Room door previously locked?


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2. Server Room lights working?


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3. Server lights all blue?


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4. Any UPS warning message(s)?


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5. SAN lights all blue?


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6. Switches functioning correctly?


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7. A/C working and set to 18°C? (Note the temperature on the sensor)


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Systems Check

1. Temperature (Degrees Celsius):


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2. Dial tone on ADSL line(s)?


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3. PABX and M2 voicemail systems working? (Leave a test voicemail to any phone)


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4. Previous night’s backup job(s) successful? (Log the byte count in the Comments)


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5. Backup tapes inserted?


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6. Test run of daily/monthly backup completed?


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7. All virtual machines (servers) running?


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8. Server Room Locked?


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IT Officer

1. Remaining battery life of the Conference Phone in the Room checked? Is there a Dial Tone?


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Review Jobs

1. Percentage/Hours Remaining and /or Comment:


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2. Previous day’s Print jobs deleted from the (Community Services) printer?


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3. Email, Voicemail (Phone) messages reviewed? (Follow up if needed)


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4. “Helpdesk” (Spiceworks) items messages reviewed and/or updated? (Follow up if needed)


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5. Cloud Note items reviewed and/or updated? (Follow up if needed)


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