Configuring Priority


    Priority of a request defines the intensity or importance of the request. To open the request priority configuration page

    1. Login to the ServiceDesk Plus - MSP application using the user name and password of an admin user.

    2. Click the Admin tab in the header pane.

    3. In the Helpdesk block, click the Helpdesk Customizer icon helpdesk-customizer . The next page displays the list of request form attributes that can be customized on the left menu and the category list page.

    4. Click Priority from the left menu. The next page displays the available list of priorities. You can add, edit, or delete the request priorities.

    Add Priority

    To add a request priority,

    1. In the Priority List page, click the Add New Priority link at the top right corner. This opens the Add Priority form.

    2. Enter the priority name in the Name text field. The provided name has to be unique and cannot be duplicated. This is a mandatory field.

    3. If required, select the Color code to identify the priority by invoking the iconcolour-icon. The selected color has to be unique for every priority specified.

    4. You can enter a short description about the priority in the Description field. This can help in understanding the kind of priority associated with the name mentioned in the Name field.   

    5. Click Save. The new priority is added to the already existing list. At any point you wish to cancel the operation that you are performing, click Cancel.

    Priority order is a number that is associated with the priority name. This defines the order in which the request received by the IT help desk team is to be handled. The requests that have a higher priority order are taken first before the other requests with lower priority are attended to.

    If you want to add more than one priority then, click Save and add new button. This adds the new priority and reopens the add priority form.


    Note: The priority name along with its color code can be view in the request list view page provided the priority check box is enabled in the column chooser.


    Edit Priority


    To edit an existing priority

    1. In the Priority List page, click the edit iconEdit Iconbeside the priority name that you wish to edit.

    2. In the Edit Priority form, edit the fields you want to change.

    3. Click Save to save the changes. At any point, if you wish to cancel the operation that you are performing, click Cancel.

    Even while editing a priority, if you wish to add a new priority, then click Save and add new button instead of clicking Save button after making the changes.


    Delete Priority

    1. From the Priority List page, enable the check box beside the priority name that you wish to delete.

    2. Click Delete button. A confirmation dialog appears.

    3. Click OK to proceed with the deletion. The priority gets deleted from the available list. If you do not wish to delete the priority, then click Cancel.



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