configuration item


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configuration item

(jargon)
Hardware or software, or an aggregate of both, which is designated by the project configuration manager (or contracting agency) for configuration management.
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Event, Incident and Problem Management processes detect and monitor Configuration Item changes, triggering restoration of interrupted services, identifying the cause and supplying the resolution.
Configuration Item As with baselining, Configuration items Identification configuration item are clearly identification is identified, defined not explicitly and documented in addressed by any detail.
The first step on the SCM activity list must be the identification of all the Configuration Items (CI's) involved or related in the system's operation.
The WIN-T Point-Of-Presence is the primary OTM configuration item that will be installed on the tactical platforms of select commanders and staff officers at division, brigade and battalion levels.
If you've worked with information technology for any length of time, you are well aware of the complexity of THE INFRASTRUCTURE--that shadowy leviathan containing all of the enterprise services, processes, systems, components, and configuration items (CIs), to name a very few, that comprise the IT landscape.
XL Deploy already supports comprehensive, extensible discovery for WebSphere and other middleware, as well as comparison and versioning of all configuration items in its repository making it now the most advanced solution for configuration drift on the market.
Asset Synchronization - EM/5 automatically synchronizes with ServiceNow Configuration Items, avoiding the need for manual entry or updating.
* Configuration Management - This is the technical surveillance over the life cycle of items to identify and document the functional and physical characteristics of configuration items; control changes to configuration items and their related documentation; record and report information needed to manage configuration items effectively, including the status of proposed changes and implementation status of approved changes; and, audit configuration items to verify conformance to specifications, drawings, and other contract requirements.
Planned improvements to WIN-T transmission systems include but are not limited to: increased SATCOM capabilities, new radio designs for aerial and terrestrial platforms, smaller form factors of complete configuration items for specialized units, new antenna technology and designs, and increased network operations applications and techniques.
With Ionix Datacenter Insight, customers can automatically populate EMC and third-party CMDBs with Configuration Items (CIs), that allow customisation to define customer-specific CIs.
CA Service Catalog r12, available this week, integrates with CA CMDB and has been designed to: connect standardised services defined in the CA Service Catalog to the underlying assets needed to deliver the service; associate the services in CA Service Catalog to CA CMDB Configuration Items and align operational views of IT applications and infrastructure with a business view of contracted business services; and provide business-focused service information such as service descriptions, contracted service levels and service subscriber information to other IT management solutions through CA CMDB web services federation.
The list of these objects, typically referred to as a management information base (MIB) or management information system, is highly variable and while there are some "standard" recommendations with respect to configuration items that should be made available for any given device, there is absolutely no mandate.

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