The selection, unique identification, description and labelling of assembly and component CIs, and the relationships between them.
(IEEE) An element of configuration management, consisting of selecting the configuration items for a system and recording their functional and physical characteristics in technical documentation.
(CI). Configuration identification involves identifying which items are to be placed under configuration management and are to be considered configuration items from then on.
identifies uniquely all items within the configuration.
(1) The systematic process of selecting the product attributes, organizing associated information about the attributes, and stating the attributes. (2) Unique identifiers for a product and its configuration documents. (3) The configuration management activity that encompasses selecting configuration documents; assigning and applying unique identifiers to a product, its components, and associated documents; and maintaining document revision relationships to product configurations.
Activities that determine the product structure, the selection of Configuration Items, and the documentation of the configuration item's physical and functional characteristics including interfaces and subsequent changes. It includes the allocation if identification characters or numbers to the Configuration Items and their documents. It also includes the unique numbering of configuration control forms associated with changes and problems.
the process of uniquely identifying a selected software component