- Where - In which system, module, function and possibly line of code is the error occurring?
- What - What is the actual error?
- Who - Which actor/user is the error occurring for?
- Why - Why is the error occurring?
- When - When did the error occur?
- Transient - Is the error still occurring?
- Context - What is the surrounding context? Was something happening at the same time elsewhere that could be the cause? (deployment etc.)
- Impact - What is the immediate but also long-term impact of the error?
Do you have other aspects of an error that you feel should be added to the list? Please comment. :)