Automatic and managed version control

You can configure configuration items (CIs) to have a version number that identifies a particular instance of an item's state. Each time a change is made to an item – for example, each time memory is added to a server or the operating system on a laptop is upgraded – the version number increments to indicate that the item has changed. You can configure which attributes of a CI are version controlled.

You can choose from two types of version control: