Hardening a StorageGRID system

System hardening is the process of eliminating as many security risks as possible from a StorageGRID system.

About this guide

This document provides an overview of the hardening guidelines that are specific to StorageGRID. These guidelines are a supplement to industry-standard best practices for system hardening. For example, these guidelines assume that you use strong passwords for StorageGRID, use HTTPS instead of HTTP, and enable certificate-based authentication where available.

StorageGRID follows the NetApp Vulnerability Handling Policy. Reported vulnerabilities are verified and addressed according to the product security incident response process.

General considerations for hardening a StorageGRID system

When hardening a StorageGRID system, you must consider the following: