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XIA Configuration

Windows Machine

Keep an always up to date record of your Windows machine configuration

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Server Documentation Tool

The server documentation tool XIA Configuration discovers your Windows machines and documents their configuration. This helps organizations retain information about environments, transfer knowledge, and save time otherwise spent performing these tasks manually.

Document software, hardware, security, and networking configuration.

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Use XIA Configuration to perform a Windows Server security audit.

Detect changes to a server's configuration and compare items to expose incorrectly configured Windows machines or security vulnerabilities. Utilise features such as version control, PDF output, PowerShell support and more.

XIA Configuration has a non-intrusive architecture with agentless data collection.

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Server Documentation Example

View an example document generated by XIA Configuration of a Windows server from a fictitious company Contoso Foods:

Windows Server documentation example generated by XIA Configuration
Windows Server documentation example generated by XIA Configuration
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The document above provides a concise view of your Windows Machine settings. To see a version with all options included click here >

Watch our server documentation tool in action

This video demonstrates the server inventory and document generation features of XIA Configuration.

A video showing our server documentation tool XIA Configuration

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Information documented by XIA Configuration

Find out more about the Windows information documented by XIA Configuration below:

Screenshot of the management summary of a Windows machine in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the management summary of a Windows machine in the XIA Configuration web interface

Supported Versions

The following versions of Windows are supported:

  • Server

  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 Server
  • Windows NT4 Server
  • Workstation

  • Windows 10*
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2000 Workstation
  • Windows NT4 Workstation

*XIA Configuration is supported by CENTREL Solutions on the following editions of Windows 10 – Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Education, and Windows 10 Enterprise. XIA Configuration is supported on the in-market supported servicing branches of Windows 10 including Current Branch, Current Branch for Business and Long-Term Servicing branch Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB.

Server Roles and Functions

Browse to the following pages to find out about the information documented for each server role:

Browse here for information on all enabled Roles and Features >

Compliance Benchmark

The Windows machine compliance benchmark provides a basic security overview of settings against best practices covering the following areas:

  • Password Policy
  • Account Lockout Policy
  • Windows Firewall
  • Standard Accounts
  • Server Functions
  • Security Options
  • Audit Settings
  • Windows Update
  • Windows Time
  • SNMP
  • Deprecated Components and Protocols
Learn more Screenshot of the Windows Basic Compliance Benchmark in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the Windows Basic Compliance Benchmark in the XIA Configuration web interface

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Information used by this benchmark is provided by the following pages:

The advanced audit policy is based on the Microsoft audit policy recommendations "Stronger Recommendation".

Software

Use the hyperlinks below to explore the detail of the software information retrieved by XIA Configuration.

Learn more Screenshot of the Windows machine Software Summary in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the Windows machine Software Summary in the XIA Configuration web interface

Hardware

Use the hyperlinks below to explore the detail of the hardware information retrieved by XIA Configuration.

Learn more Screenshot of hardware information in a document generated by XIA Configuration
Screenshot of hardware information in a document generated by XIA Configuration

Security

Use XIA Configuration to perform a Windows Server security audit >

Use the hyperlinks below to explore the detail of the Windows machine security settings retrieved by XIA Configuration.

Learn more Screenshot of Advanced Audit Policy settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Advanced Audit Policy settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Screenshot of User Rights Assignment settings in a document generated by XIA Configuration
Screenshot of User Rights Assignment settings in a document generated by XIA Configuration

Networking

Use the hyperlinks below to explore the detail of the networking information retrieved by XIA Configuration.

Learn more Screenshot of a Windows machine Network Adapter in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the Windows machine Network Adapter in the XIA Configuration web interface

Support and Maintenance

Document the following support and maintenance information:

  • Name
  • Provision Hours
  • Reference Number
  • Self Service Web Site
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Contact
  • Start Date
  • Expiry Date
Screenshot of Support and Maintenance information in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Support and Maintenance information in the XIA Configuration web interface

Server Inventory

Create a server inventory, including server roles, by automatically detecting and scanning Windows machines that are members of a domain.

Learn more Screenshot of Active Directory search and detection settings in the XIA Configuration Client
Screenshot of Active Directory search and detection settings in the XIA Configuration Client

Relationship Map

Generate a map showing the relationships between Windows servers, DNS, IIS, SQL and other items:

Screenshot of a Windows machine relationship map generated by XIA Configuration
Screenshot of a Windows machine relationship map generated by XIA Configuration

Server Reporting

In addition to generating Windows server documentation, you can run reports across multiple machines within an environment.

  View Windows Reports Screenshot of the Windows Server Detailed Summary Report in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the Windows Server Detailed Summary Report in the XIA Configuration web interface

Detect Changes and Compare Items

Compare items to see differences or compare two versions of the same item to see changes. For example, compare the latest version with the previous version.

Learn more Screenshot showing a comparison of the latest version with the previous version
Screenshot showing a comparison of the latest version with the previous version

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