Root Cause Analysis:

Delay on outage resolution caused by help desk not routing ticket appropriately.
He stated “I couldn’t find the “Fire in the Patch Panel” queue so I put it in Misc. 1″
Another week passed before site reported any problems.
Dispatched techs found the smoldering remains of the patch-panel.
Another week passed before we found the first ticket.

Code Snippet:

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Fire in the Patch-Panel

description Combustible patch paneling needs to be a thing
no lex burned-in-address
no lex retry-count 10
no ip address
no shutdown

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