Configuring impact analysis rules

This product ships with a set of default impact analysis rules that the impact assessment engine uses to identify potential impacts of a Change. You can modify these default rules, delete them, or create your own impact analysis rules to meet your impact analysis needs.

About this task

To configure the impact analysis rules, you must have a good understanding of the product data structure, CI relationship types, and the semantic meaning behind these relationships. It is recommended that you start by using the sample rules that are provided with the product, and begin configuring your own rules after you are familiar with the operation of the impact analysis engine and the overall impact analysis process.