About the Build Page for the Network Service Designer
To access this page click Home > Designs > Design Name > Edit.
You can also view the Build page by following these steps:
- Click Home in the toolbar and Requests in the left navigation bar.
- Hover over an existing request.
A menu appears at the bottom right of the request that you are hovering over.
- Click Begin.
The Build page appears.
Use the Build page to design, configure, save, and publish a network service. You can also view VNFs to use in your design and monitor how the design performs against your target goals.
Tasks You Can Perform
You can perform the following tasks from this page:
View performance specifications, required resources, and component network functions for each VNF. See Viewing Information About VNFs.
Design a service chain for both distributed and centralized deployment models. See Designing Network Services.
Define the ingress and egress point for a service chain. See Defining Ingress and Egress Points for a Service Chain.
Connect VNFs in a service chain. See Connecting VNFs in a Service Chain
Configure the performance goals of a network service. See Configuring Performance Goals.
Monitor the performance of a service. See Monitoring Performance Goals.
Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Build page for the Network Service Designer.
Table 1: Fields on the Network Service Build Page
Functional Service Design
View the functions in the network service.
Network Service Design
Drag and drop the VNFs from the VNF category, add ingress and egress points, and connect the VNFs.
Click to monitor the performance goals for the network service.
Click to add the information about the Network Service Design that you want to track.
Click to upload documents about the Network Service Design, such as specifications, or requirement documents.
Choose the VNFs from the VNF category.
Click to configure the VNF settings.
Click to save the network service design template.
Click to publish the network service design template to the network service catalog.
Click to delete multiple NSD templates together.