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GeneralI lost it today with stupid - the world is going to end because of corporate IT. PinPopular
charlieg5-Jul-23 15:20
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At the top of my list is corporate IT groups. What a waste of oxygen. I'm probably going to lose my contract. I was less than polite.

Years ago, the *local* IT group helped me create a VM to host our bug tracking tool. The tool loves nix more than Windows, so it was bitchy getting going. But it got done. Emphasis was on a VM so we could move it anywhere. Now I've used VMware for 10+ years and for basic VMs, it's butt simple. FFS, I have 8 sitting in front of me. But corporate IT being as anal and elephanting stupid as they are (if you're in corporate IT, I'll send you a free t-shirt), would not let me give them a working VMware machine, noooo, they had to create their own hyperV machine. Cause they were a Microsoft shop. Fast forward 6 years. They decided to standardize on VMware and now need to create a project to study my request and meetings and endless bullshit to make sure they model it correctly. Meanwhile, I'm trying to keep production running and releasing code, but don't let money get in the way of process.

All I want to do is clone a VM so I can &uck with it and have a retreat path. I'm cloning a production machine. It's not rocket science. A relatively bright junior highschool student can do it. It does not take a team. All I need is one admin to rename the clone and join the network. So, they closed my ticket. And sent me a survey. I was blunt in my feedback.

Meanwhile:

- lowes has their idiot chat bot trying to help me. Impossible to get to a human let alone an intelligent one.
- my bank has an even worse chat bot that is an imbecile. I'll be going to talk to the local branch manager, it will be easier.
- someone else is on my list

Seriously, if an asteroid was coming and I wanted IT support to run a save the world modelling simulation, we're all going to die.
Charlie Gilley

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” BF, 1759

Has never been more appropriate.

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