The below is of course hypothetical and similarity to any real people or situations is purely coincidental..
Hi can you design solutions for our environment?
Sure, could you provide me with details of the environment, ideally some sort of architecture document covering what it comprises of and how it’s configured?
No we don’t have that.
OK, could you provide me with access to the environment so I can understand it, how it’s configured and any capacity constraints etc.
Erm OK.. I’m off to buy a magic 8 ball then.
Dilbert couldn’t do better
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