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Configuration

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The possible conditions, parameters, and specifications with which an information system or system component can be described or arranged.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-128

  Step in system design; for example, selecting functional units, assigning their locations, and defining their interconnections.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 under Configuration (of a system or device) (IEC/PAS 62409)

  The selection of one of the sets of possible combinations of features of a system.
Source(s):
NISTIR 5153 (ITSEC Ver. 1.2)