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This is an internal CM Audit questions and answers.

Configuration Management Objective Definition

CM is the process that identifies and maintains the record of all registered configuration items and their related attributes.


Configuration Management Strategy

The overall goal of CM is to build and maintain the Configuration Management Database.

The CMDB will be used as the organization's "Single Source of Truth" for applications and servers.

It will be used for controlling, identification and management of company computers, network, software and related documentation.

The purpose of CM is to provide accurate accounting of IT assets. CM strives to provide historical CM and CIs for environment restoration and legal requirements.


Configuration Management Security Approach or Design

The CMDB security model should be flexible enough to define permissions on the Configuration Item, CI, level.

For instance, owners of the servers should be able to edit CI for servers.



CM Process Flow

The CM process has four distinct activities.

CM Process ActivityDescription
Identification

Is the process of defining the attributes of a Configuration Item?

These attributes are recorded in the Configuration Management Database and baselined.

Baselining allows for formal change control processes to govern the changing of software and systems.

Control

The Configuration Management Process is a set of processes and approval stages required to change an attribute of a Configuration Item and to rebaseline them?

Reporting

Is the reporting function that allows the owners and users of the CMDB information to manage and control their applications and systems?

Audit

Is the processes that govern the verification of the configuration management items that reside in the CMDB?


Configuration Management Resources Definition

  • Personnel
  • Equipment
  • Budget


Configuration Management Monitoring Process

Specifically how do we monitor the Configuration Management Process to ensure fulfillment of objectives


Configuration Management Roles and Responsibilities

Specifically any relevant document: meeting agenda, meeting minutes, other

CM RoleResponsibilities
CM Sponsor Responsible for the overall execution of the process. Responsible for review and approval of any changes to the process.
CM Manager Responsible for the day-to-day execution of the process.
CM Participants Perform the required activities for the CM process.
Verification CM Audit


Configuration Management Procedures

  • Implementing the CMDB as the single source of truth
  • Configuration Management Audit Reports and follow-on Actions (the Configuration Management in house audits)
  • Perform scheduled internal CM audits.


Configuration Management Information

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CM Audit and Configuration Management Information



Configuration Management Table of Contents

Configuration Management CM is a process model established to maintain the consistency and integrity of a system or software product throughout it's lifecycle.

CM Audit This page outlines a CM Audit performed by an internal audit team. A CM Audit ensures that functional and physical attributes are accounted for in accordance with the requirements an applications or system.

Configuration Management Database CM Database, or otherwise known as CMDB, is a central repository for all configuration items that comprise an information system. A key goal of a CMDB is to understand the relationships between application and system components and track their configurations.

Configuration Management Jobs Configuration Management Jobs can vary greatly in scope and responsibilities. They can range from highly technical to process and standard enforcement, or some combination in between. This page outlines some of the most common roles, responsibilities and requirements.

Configuration Management Plan The goal of the Configuration Management Plan is to ensure that adequate controls are in place over all processes, configuration items and project artifacts.

CM Proposal This page is a CM Proposal for a company looking to more tightly integrate their CM team which includes their CMDB and their SCM Team.

Configuration Management Salaries CM Salaries - This page is dedicated to publishing salary information about CM Salaries.

Configuration Management Salaries Brazil Configuration Management Salaries Brazil - This page is dedicated to publishing salary information about jobs and careers in the Configuration Management field in Brazil.

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Configuration Management Software CM Software are the Configuration Management Tools and Utilities used to create records, track changes, manage and control your environments. CM, is a process model established to maintain the consistency and integrity of a system or software product throughout it's lifecycle.

Configuration Management Tools Configuration Management Tools to be truly beneficial need to provide these features: Effective Data Modeling for the CMDB, Change Management and Change Record Tracking, Easy Integration with Other Data Sources, Intuitive User Interface, Useful Metrics Reporting, and Cost Effective Licensing Scheme.

SCMWise Software Configuration Management SCMWise is dedicated to SCM. This site is a central repository for the collection of best practices, processes, methodologies and tools that surround SCM.



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