Configuration Management

The product and component is done on screens:

Products

Allows to define product and sub-product.

Allows to link components to product.

Section: Description

Field Description
Id Unique Id for the product.
Name Name of the product.
Product type Type of product.
Designation Trade name of the product known outside the company.
Customer The customer the product should be delivered to.
Prime contractor The contact, into customer organization, who will be responsible for the product delivery.
Responsible Person responsible for the product.
Is sub-product of Name of the top product if this product is a sub-product.
Closed Box checked indicates the product is archived.
Description Complete description of the product.

* Required field

Section: Product versions

  • List of versions defined for the product.
  • Product versions are defined in Product Versions screen.

Section: Composition - List of sub-products used by this product

  • List of sub-products for the product.

Section: Composition - List of components used by this product

Button: Display structure

  • Displays the structure of the product.
  • Box checked “Show versions for all structure” allows to display versions of sub-products and components.
  • Box checked “Show projects linked to versions” allows to display projects linked.

Product Versions

Allows to define versions of a product.

Allows to link a component version to product version.

Allows to link the product version to a project.

Automatic formatting of version name

  • Possibility to define if the version name is automatically produced from the product name and version number.
  • Set global parameters to activate this feature.
  • Else, the version name will entered manually.

Section: Description

Field Description
Id Unique Id for the version.
Product The product on which the version applies.
Version number Version number of the product.
Name Name of the version.
Prime contractor The contact, into customer organization, who will be responsible for the version delivery.
Responsible Resource responsible of the version.
Entry into service Initial, planned and real entry into service date of the version.
End date Initial, planned and real end dates of the version.
Description Complete description of the version.

* Required field

Fields: Version number & Name

  • The field “Version number” appears only if the global parameter “Automatic format of version name” is set to Yes.
  • The field “Name” will be read only.

Field: Prime contractor

  • Can be different from product prime contractor.

Field: Entry into service (Real)

  • Specify the date of entry into service.
  • The box “Done” is checked when the real date field is set.

Field: End date (Real)

  • Specify the date end-of-service.
  • The box “Done” is checked when the real date field is set.

Components

Allows to define product components.

Allows to define products using the component.

Section: Description

Field Description
Id Unique Id for the component.
Name Name of the component.
Component type Type of component
Identifier Another name to identify the component.
Responsible Person responsible for the component.
Closed Box checked indicates the component is archived.
Description Complete description of the component.

* Required field

Section: Component versions

  • List of versions defined for the component.
  • Component versions are defined in Component Versions screen.

Component Versions

Allows to define versions of a component.

Allows to link a product version to component version.

Automatic formatting of version name

  • Possibility to define if the version name is automatically produced from the component name and version number.
  • Set global parameters to activate this feature.
  • Else, the version name will entered manually.

Section: Description

Field Description
Id Unique Id for the version.
Component The component on which the version applies.
Version number Version number of the component.
Name Name of the version.
Entry into service Initial, planned and real entry into service date of the version.
End date Initial, planned and real end dates of the version.
Description Complete description of the version.

* Required field

Fields: Version number & Name

  • The field “Version number” appears only if the global parameter “Automatic format of version name” is set to Yes.
  • The field “Name” will be read only.

Field: Entry into service (Real)

  • Specify the date of entry into service.
  • The box “Done” is checked when the real date field is set.

Field: End date (Real)

  • Specify the date end-of-service.
  • The box “Done” is checked when the real date field is set.

Relationships between product and component elements

Allows to manage relationships between products and components to define product structure.

See possible relationships: Product structure

Relationships management

  • Click on Button add to create a new relationship. The dialog box “Structure” appear.
  • Click on Button icon delete to delete the corresponding relationship.
Dialog box - Structure