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Export a Configuration Template

 

As an SP (Service Provider) Administrator or OpCo (Operating Company) Administrator, you can export a configuration template as a ZIP file if you want to reuse the template across multiple CSO instances. To reuse the template, you can import the template files into other CSO instances as is or modify the template files offline and then import them.

The ZIP file contains the configuration template file (Jinja template language), Yang model file (schema for the configuration), and the Viewdef file (configuration of the UI).

To export a configuration template:

  1. Select Resources > Templates > Configuration Templates.

    The Configuration Templates page appears.

  2. Select a configuration template from the list and click More > Export.
    • If you select a configuration template that was added in CSO Release 5.3.0, the configuration template is automatically downloaded as a ZIP file to your local file system.

    • If you select a configuration template that was added in a release before CSO Release 5.3.0, an alert message appears asking you to confirm whether you want to edit the template to automatically upgrade the template to the current CSO release version. You must go through the Edit workflow to upgrade the version.

      1. On the Edit Configuration Template page that appears, proceed to the Summary tab and click OK.

        The template is automatically upgraded to CSO Release 5.3.0 and the Configuration Templates page appears.

      2. Select the template again and click Export.

        The configuration template is automatically downloaded as a ZIP file to your local file system.

    You can import the configuration template files as is or modify the files as needed and then import the files into other CSO instances.