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3 Examples of Configuration Identification

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Configuration identification is the process of identifying configuration items and their attributes. The following are illustrative examples.


A bank implements a process whereby development teams document system configuration items as part of release handover to support teams. Lists include software products, libraries and infrastructure that must be maintained to support services.


A train company requires detailed documentation of configuration items on a high speed train as part of a purchase. Lists of configuration items include parts, components and software related to the train that are tracked for maintenance purposes.


A network management platform includes tools to automatically discover configuration items on a network such as routers and switches.
Overview: Configuration Identification
Configuration Management
The process of identifying configuration items and their attributes.
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