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Microsoft System Center 2016 Service Manager Cookbook - Second Edition by Dieter Casser, Steve Buchanan, Steve Beaumont, Andreas Baumgarten, Anders Asp

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Creating an incident template

There are certain types of work item that occur frequently, and this is where the use of templates is valuable. Templates are used to speed up the creation of new work items and give us a way to standardize the information in them.

A template consists of one or more predefined properties of a certain class. For instance, an incident template used for registering local printer incidents might have the title, description, classification category, impact, and urgency predefined.

Getting ready

Make sure that SCSM is up and running and that you have sufficient privileges to create new templates.

How to do it...

As an example, we will create a template for registering local printer issues. In order to do so, follow these steps: ...

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