Definitions for "Configuration Audit"
A physical check on the infrastructure to determine whether the CMDB and the physical CIs correspond. This could be anything from detecting unauthorised or unlicensed items to checking on the status of an item.
See: functional configuration audit, physical configuration audit.
a check to ensure that all deliverable items on a project conform with one another and to the current specification. It ensures that relevant quality assurance procedures have been implemented and that there is consistency throughout project documentation.
Formal review of a project for the purpose of assessing compliance with the Configuration Management Plan.