The term configuration has several meanings.

In computing it may refer to:

  • Computer configuration or system configuration
  • Configure (computing) is the output of Autotools and used to detect system configuration. This is referred to as "./configure" in Unix
  • Configuration file is a software file used to configure the initial settings for a computer program

Other usages include:

  • Electron configuration
  • Configuration (geometry)
  • Configuration space
  • Molecular configuration
  • Configuration management is a management discipline
  • Configuration (locomotive parts)
  • In Historical Behaviour Studies, configuration is a pattern of historical behaviour