How To Troubleshoot a Server Problem
Troubleshooting servers is a fine art, but there are some methods and tips to get things running smoothly, quickly and easily. ITIL methodology delves into how to troubleshoot a server or a related issue more deeply, but the general theme is to narrow down the problem as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Take a step back and think about how to logically resolve an issue during an outage. For example, if a user complains that they can’t access something, find out if other users have the same issue, eliminating the possibility that the problem is localized to a single end-user device.