configuration management

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configuration management definition

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A discipline applying technical and administrative controls to:
1. Identification and documentation of physical and functional characteristics of configuration items.
2. Any changes to characteristics of those configuration items.
3. Recording and reporting of change processing and implementation of the system.
See also code management, software life-cycle.
(1996-05-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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