WiscIT Powered by Cherwell: Known Issues List

This document lists known issues and possible work arounds in WiscIT Powered by Cherwell.

Known Issues in Cherwell

Web Client: "A task was cancelled." error appears after leaving text editor open for 2 minutes

Web Client: Wrong requestor name selected after using "Find Related Item" button

  • See [Link for document 96742 is unavailable at this time] for full details and workaround
  • Issue: The requestor will be selected incorrectly if the "Find Related Item" button (lines and magnifying glass) is clicked after entering a customer's NetID into the requestor field.
  • Workaround: Enter in the requestor's NetID and then select a different field on the incident form. The requestor field should then populate with the name.

Web Client: Responses to inbound emails not logging as journals

Web Client: Error when logging into Web Client via Safari on OSX or all browsers in iOS

  • Issue: When using either Safari in OSX or any browser in iOS, users will encounter a 404 error when logging into the WiscIT web client.
  • Workaround: Use Chrome or Firefox on OSX. There is no workaround iOS other than using a Windows or Mac computer if available.

Dashboard widgets: Date Range feature does not work

Web Client: Blank page after login

  • Issue: Sometimes when logging into the Web Client you may get a blank white screen.
  • Workaround:  Go the URL field with your cursor and press enter.

Viewing Multiple Incidents at the Same Time

  • Issue: How can you view multiple incidents at the same time?
  • Workaround: The web client does not have this ability, you can only view one incident at a time. Within the Installed client you can click on File-->New Window or if you are viewing incidents in a grid, right click on the incident you wish to open and select Go To Record in New Window.

Journals are difficult to read and there are a lot of entries

  • Issue: There are a lot of journal entries and a lot of them appear to be system data
  • Workaround: Use the Concatenated Journal View above the Description field for a list of all journals in chronological order.

Web Client: Unable to print CIs, CRs, or tasks

  • Issue: Unable to print CI's, CRs, or tasks from the web client.
  • Workaround: This is a known limitation of web client, use the thick client to print these items.

Web Client: Reports don't print the correct incident

  • Issue: When running a report in the Web Client, it will use the first incident from when the report was created vs. the current incident.
  • Workaroound:  Run the report from the Windows Thick Client.

Web Client: Scrolling within a drop down menu closes

  • Issue: When you are in a drop down menu such as Sub Category and scroll down, when your mouse hits the bottom of the menu the drop down menu closes and the entire incident scrolls down.
  • Workaround:  This is primarily an issue on Macintosh systems, the work around is to slowly scroll or use down arrow keys on keyboard. 


Keywordscherwell wiscit known issues list issue   Doc ID43437
OwnerWill C.GroupDoIT Help Desk
Created2014-09-08 11:06:40Updated2021-06-30 11:37:55
SitesDoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, WiscIT - Wisconsin IT Service Manager
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