Please upload Root cause\codes from your PROD env.

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Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:20 pm

Hi all,

Would anyone mind uploading either

1 - extract in xls format of your prod servicedesk [/b] Root Cause\codes. or;
2 - screenshot of your Root Cause codes lists and sub levels.


I need to load all possible root cause avail to get started and do not have time to sit and create them.

Need just the root cause and NOT the oh so mistaken for "Resolution".

their current COTS system Root Causes wont work.

Thanks


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Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:54 pm

Done. I uploaded it to www (dot) ItWouldntWorkInYourSituationAnyway (dot) biz. Good luck.
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:22 pm

I keep coming second today.

I was going to say that will get your system in a total mess.

Just for starters:

- what granularity of root causes would suit you?
- Linux, Solaris, MS, other type environments?
- advanced in-house technical expertise or rely on guidance of others?
- LANs, WANs, Cisco?
- financial, HR, engineering, web services, housing management apps?
- bought-in packages, home grown or a mixture?
- savvy users or not?

I'm not even scratching the surface.

You have only one practical way forward: do it yourself. But the good news is you don't have to do it all at once. Until you get a problem and resolve it you will not have any need of a list of root causes and then you will need a list of length 1. Your second problem resolution will (hopefully) extend the list to length 2. Etc.

Perhaps you are unaware that there are an infinite number of possible root causes and therefore it is unlikely that anyone is capable of providing the list; the best they could do (if they have the list) is start to send it, but it would never end.
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:41 pm

rpmason wrote:Done. I uploaded it to www (dot) ItWouldntWorkInYourSituationAnyway (dot) biz. Good luck.
url keeps coming back invalid. [Admin: URLs are not permitted]
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:43 pm

Diarmid wrote:I keep coming second today.

I was going to say that will get your system in a total mess.

Just for starters:

- what granularity of root causes would suit you?
- Linux, Solaris, MS, other type environments?
- advanced in-house technical expertise or rely on guidance of others?
- LANs, WANs, Cisco?
- financial, HR, engineering, web services, housing management apps?
- bought-in packages, home grown or a mixture?
- savvy users or not?

I'm not even scratching the surface.

You have only one practical way forward: do it yourself. But the good news is you don't have to do it all at once. Until you get a problem and resolve it you will not have any need of a list of root causes and then you will need a list of length 1. Your second problem resolution will (hopefully) extend the list to length 2. Etc.

Perhaps you are unaware that there are an infinite number of possible root causes and therefore it is unlikely that anyone is capable of providing the list; the best they could do (if they have the list) is start to send it, but it would never end.
Oh I hear you.! Infinite is the word..! Thx for the reply. (Still can't hit that url above though).
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:50 pm

IhateUSD wrote:(Still can't hit that url above though).
PK_, eat your heart out!!!
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:00 pm

Not the answer that will directly solve your conundrum, but you could try typing the word ITIL into a web search engine, quickly register on at least 7 of the forums returned in the list, post your question, let someone else do all the work for you, copy and paste the results, take all the credit and the substantial pay cheque, and try to use the information (or not) in a way that provides huge business value.
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:14 pm

tolman101 wrote:Not the answer that will directly solve your conundrum, but you could try typing the word ITIL into a web search engine, quickly register on at least 7 of the forums returned in the list, post your question, let someone else do all the work for you, copy and paste the results, take all the credit and the substantial pay cheque, and try to use the information (or not) in a way that provides huge business value.
Isn't that what i just did.?? I registered W\Itilcommunity.
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:14 pm

tolman101 wrote:Not the answer that will directly solve your conundrum, but you could try typing the word ITIL into a web search engine...
or

...www (dot) awebsearchengine (dot) biz
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:32 pm

Diarmid wrote:
tolman101 wrote:Not the answer that will directly solve your conundrum, but you could try typing the word ITIL into a web search engine...
or

...www (dot) awebsearchengine (dot) biz
I ask you, seriously.... IS THIS SOME KIND OF JOKE.???
BOTH- these posted urls are NON-EXISTENT...

] The webpage "zzzz" cannot be found[/b


And why dont \ cant you post the real URL w\out the " (DOT)" I really would like an explanation to this PLEASE... Thank you..
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:34 pm

Oh boy... I knew this was going to be good as soon as I saw the title :)
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:41 pm

I will provide you all of the root cause codes thatwe use

1D10T - Operator Error
5W5H1T - Software error
HW5H1T- Hardware error
N3T5H17 - Network error
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:05 pm

It's clearly....OBVIOUS..... there are MORONS surfing these forums and posting..

Forum Moderators - Please filter out these jackazz idiots....
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:06 pm

USD,

Since you couldn't hit the url, here they are:

1. It's not my fault, it's the user's fault
1.1 It's not my fault, it's Security guy's fault
1.2 It's not my fault, it's the Network guy's fault
1.3 It's not my fault, it's the DBA guy's fault
...
1.99999 I swear it wasn't my fault, your Honor.
... (as Diarmid said, it's infinite)
IhateUSD wrote:their current COTS system Root Causes wont work.
If those root causes won't work, what are the chances that mine would?
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Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:08 pm

IhateUSD wrote:And why dont \ cant you post the real URL w\out the " (DOT)" I really would like an explanation to this PLEASE... Thank you..
URLs are banned from sight. If you post a URL correctly formatted, you risk deletion of your post - or worse.

I'm not sure of the status of defective, but correctly formatted, URLs. Perhaps ITIL admin could rule on that?

You'll be okay now though. The big guns have arrived. At least, John is here to help.
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