A version traceability mechanism should allow us to see versions of all our application components. An applications with UI front-end could have a "help/about" page or use other ways to show its version to an end user or to a developer. On the back-end, the version might be embedded into a manifest file or an application-specific property/configuration file. The version is typically associated with a code baseline stored in a version control repository.
This article explains how to track version of DataPower objects and services.