Re: Metalink response time - Using Metalink to get the right Severity code assigned to your SR...
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:58:48 -0700 (PDT)
Update the SR and have them up it to a sev 2. You can also call and ask that they update the SR to a Sev 2.
For those of you who are not aware, here is a Metalink hint...
If you want a sev 1 SR, answer the "Is the problem causing Mission or business critical loss of service..." prompt YES. You will get a SEV 1 SR. If you want a sev 2 SR, there are three questions that you need to pay particular attention too at the end of the last SR form:
Can you easily recover from, bypass or work around the problem? Does your system or application continue normally after the problem occurs? Are the standard features of the system, or application, still avaialbe. Is the loss of service minor?
If you answer all questions NO then you get a SEV 4 SR. if you answer only the "Can you easily recover from, bypass or work around the problem" question NO, you get a SEV 3 tar automatically. If you answer the "Does your system or application continue normally..." question NO, then you will get a SEV 2 tar automatically. Answering this with the others YES will still result in a Sev 2 SR. If you answer the Are the standard features of the system, or application, still avaialbe. Is the loss of service minor? question YES, you will get a SEV 2 tar automatically. Answering this with the others YES will still result in a Sev 2 SR.
If I need support at a reasonable speed, then I always choose to make the SR a Sev 2. Otherwise you just wait and wait.
Hope this helps!
Robert G. Freeman
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- Original Message ---- From: Bill Ferguson <wbfergus_at_gmail.com> To: Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com> Cc: oracle-l-freelists <oracle-l_at_freelists.org> Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 10:13:20 AM Subject: Re: Metalink response time
They rated it as a 3 since the database is still running. But, I can't upgrade and then apply a required patch I need for some spatial capabilities in the meantime.
-- -- Bill Ferguson On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Robert Freeman<robertgfreeman_at_yahoo.com> wrote:Received on Tue Jun 30 2009 - 11:58:48 CDT
> What is the severity level of the SR? If it's a 3 or higher, that is why you are getting slow response.
> Robert G. Freeman
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