Environment file fields - Legacy

Provide attribute and tag information in the environment configuration file.

Detail Requirement Description
Attributes
version Mandatory Version of this application.
application Optional. Discovery uses the application name from the version file to populate the CMDB. Name of this application.
system Mandatory if this environment configuration file is installed on a proxy server (the managed system cannot store custom files or is accessible to the MID Server). The system name represents the managed system’s name, unique to a given system, to which this environment configuration file belongs.
Tags
<label> Mandatory This label has information important to the organization, such as Production, UAT, QA, or Development. The label and description appear only in the Environment related list in the application record. You must personalize the form to add the Environment related list.
<description> Optional This is a short description of the application.
<ownership> Optional If ownership is not specified here, then it must be configured in the version file. This value is typically a group-level ownership label that may be mapped to an existing group in the Group [sys_user_group] table. This value appears in the Support group field in the ServiceNowServiceNow Environment record for this application. To access the record, personalize the form to add the Environment related list to the application record, and then drill down into the environment listed.
<business service> Optional The name of the business service that this application presents to the rest of an organization. This business service has a Depends on::Used by relationship with the application.
<application version path> Mandatory This is the path to the version file for this application. Never place the version file in the same directory as the environment file.
<subservices_provided> Optional These values can be used to describe the individual services provided to other applications apart from this one. Configure sub-services provided in the environment configuration file if they are different in each environment. Configure them in the version configuration file if sub-services are hardwired into the application. Sub-service configuration information can be used by the MID Server to connect this application environment with other applications or application environments.
<subservices_consumed> Optional These values describe the individual services that this application consumes from others. Configure sub-services consumed in the environment configuration file if they are different in each environment. Configure them in the version configuration file if sub-services are hardwired into the application. Sub-service configuration information can be used by the MID Server to connect this application environment with other applications or application environments.