Configuration management covers the processes used to control, coordinate, and track: code, requirements, documentation, problems, change requests, designs, tools/compilers/libraries/patches, changes made to them, and who makes the changes. (See the 'Tools' section for web resources with listings of configuration management tools.
Each artifact can contain several attributes as:
Type is a kind of artifact - bug/issue or enhancement or suggestion or wanted, etc.
Component is a project module or a subsystem distinct by different criteria.
This can be - client/server, host/target, ui/doc/installer, etc.
Version is a tag for
Milestone is a data when issue should be resolved.
How danger is bug or issue. For example it may be crash, corruption (of user data), or misspelling.
blocker critical major minor trivial
How important is to fix bug. What bugs are first to fix.
highest high normal low lowest
Reason for why a ticket was closed. One of fixed, invalid, wontfix, duplicate.