Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:56 am Post subject: what is the decommission process of CI in CMDB ?
iam currently in phase 1 loading all the data into CMDB and defining the internal process for CMDB . We have CA CMDB and it has got CORA algorithm ( 5 unique field identifier ) .
The process i proposed is as below :-
1. Mark the status of the ci to decommission
2. Rename the ci with dchts0111 (dcserver name )
3. If they decided to reuse the CI details
4. Copy the ci with different name and delete the 5 unique field from the decommission ci (as the system will not allow to create the another ci with the same 5 unique field ( dns name , asset number , serial number, mac number ,host name ) even if it matches with one field then the ci will not be created .
could someone qualify whether this is the best method or suggest something else ? thanks in advance .
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Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:16 pm Post subject:
it is YOUR responsibility to create the policy, processes and procedures - before you even consider a tool to use
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Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:17 pm Post subject:
The best method is that which fits your requirements, meets your needs, conforms to your policies, and will work in practice in your organization.
In other words, what John said. _________________ "Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope."
William Penn 1644-1718
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