Best practices

The following guidelines will help you effectively use Microsoft® Provisioning System.

Set up a separate account for SQL database administration

Set up multiple transaction log databases


Set MPFServiceAcct password for each domain

Do not use blank passwords

Use private procedures

Modify default properties only as necessary

Do not use MPF to save data for rollback for procedures

Do not use SQL authentication mode

Implement strong security for SOAP requests

Secure the physical network

Lock down all namespaces after testing