About the Configuration Templates Page
To access this page, click Resources > Templates > Configuration Templates in Customer Portal.
You can use the Configuration Templates page to view and manage configuration templates.
In CSO releases before Release 5.1.0, configuration templates are called stage-2 configuration templates.
Tasks You Can Perform
In Customer Portal, users with the Tenant Administrator role can perform the following tasks from this page, while users with operator roles only have read capabilities.
Clone a configuration template—Edit, Clone, and Delete Configuration Templates.
Deploy a configuration template on one or more devices—See Deploy Configuration Templates to Devices.
Preview and render a configuration template—See Preview and Render Configuration Templates.
View the details a configuration template—Select a configuration template and click More > Template Details or mouse over the configuration template click the Detailed View icon. The Detail for Template-Name pane appears on the right side of the page. See Table 2 for an explanation of the fields.
Import a configuration template—See Import Configuration Templates.
Assign a configuration template to a device template—See Assign Configuration Templates to Device Templates.
Add a configuration template—See Add Configuration Templates.
Edit or delete configuration templates—See Edit, Clone, and Delete Configuration Templates.
View the configuration deployed on one or more devices—See View the Configuration Deployed on Devices.
Search for configuration templates by using keywords—Click the search icon and enter the search term in the text box and press Enter. The search results are displayed on the same page.
Sort configuration templates—Click a column name to sort the configuration templates based on the column name.
Sorting and filtering is applicable only to some fields.
Show or hide columns—Click the Show Hide Columns icon at the top right corner of the page and select the columns that you want displayed on the Configuration Templates page.
Table 1: Fields on the Configuration Templates Page
Name of the configuration template.
Device family to which the configuration template belongs.
Description of the configuration template.
Number of devices on which the configuration template was deployed. If the configuration template is not yet deployed on any devices then a blank cell is displayed.
Click the number-of-devices link to view the configuration (for that configuration template) deployed on devices. See View the Configuration Deployed on Devices.
Date and time on which the template was last updated.
Depending on who added the configuration template, displays the following
Table 2: Fields on the Detail for <Template-Name> Pane
See Table 1.
See Table 1.
See Table 1.
Format used by the configuration template:
Note: If you want to add a new configuration template based on an existing one, you can copy the three files from the Details tab, modify the files as needed, and use the Import Configuration Template page to import a new template.
Displays the configuration in Jinja Template language syntax.
Displays the Yang data model (configuration schema).
Displays the View Def (GUI configuration).