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Synonyms for fault

Synonyms for fault

something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

responsibility for an error or crime

to find fault with

Synonyms for fault

an imperfection in an object or machine

the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection

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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

(electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)

responsibility for a bad situation or event

(sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)

put or pin the blame on

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Work includes on-site operations and maintenance, including troubleshooting, fault isolation, moderate installation, removal and replacement of lowest replaceable units to restore switch operations.
It is software upgradeable to full-fabric support, which future-p roofs the investment in the switch as the SAN grows, and provides port-level fault isolation for reliability in loop environments.
SAN LPARs are ideal for larger clients with mainframe and open systems applications that require the highest levels of hardware fault isolation and security," said Raj Das, vice president of product marketing, McDATA.
The BERT-IP tests replaces software based functional tests which require significantly more resources to develop, may not be re-useable on next generation systems, have poor fault isolation and may not fully exercise the link for all possible faults.
As Service Providers face a deluge of new fiber deployments, they fully understand that static patch-panels, manual testing and truck-based fault isolation in the fiber plant are costly and do not scale well," stated Charles Corbalis, CEO and president of Calient Networks.
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