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A deployment represents a physical implementation of a system, or any other configuration item.

For example, a deployment can represent a specific installed instance of an application, component, or configuration file. A root deployment can also represent a data center, zone, or region.

 Deployment fields

Field name


Reference ID

The identifier, typically from an external system for integration, import/export, or reference purposes.


Name of the entity record. Names should be descriptive and intuitive. The name should be descriptive and intuitive.


Description of the entity.


Additional information about the entity.


An abbreviated name for the entity. Acronyms are included in searches in the search bar.


Category for classifying the entity record.


Classification of the entity record.

Lifecycle State

The state of the entity with respect to enterprise management and planning.

Content Status

State of the entity record. Content status is used to control contributions throughout the lifecycle of an entity. The statuses are as follows, in order:

  • Identified – entity record has been added, perhaps with very minimal information.
  • Planned – entity record has been prioritized for inventory, with a completion date.
  • In Process – entity record is being inventoried, with a completion date.
  • Completed – inventory is complete, but is yet to be reviewed.
  • Approved – inventory has been reviewed and verified.

Lifecycle Roadmap

Chart that displays the lifecycle states for the entity graphically in a time frame according to their date ranges (if set).


URLs to online resources that provide additional information about the entity.


A custom flag that you can add to entity records to group them into a collection or report.