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Cloning a Device Template

 

Cloning a device template is useful when you want to create a device template that is similar to an existing one but with small differences. You can clone a device template by using either of the methods mentioned below:

To clone a device template:

  1. Select Resources > Templates > Device Templates.

    The Device Template page appears.

  2. Select the device template that you want to clone, and click Clone.

    The Clone Template page appears.

  3. Specify an appropriate name for your new device template. For example, SRX as SD-WAN CPE.
  4. Click Ok.

    The cloned device template appears on the Device Template page. You can now edit the new device template and customize the configurations as needed.

    Note

    You can create only one clone of a platform template. If a cloned platform template is present, then CSO uses this template to onboard the device.

You can also clone the device template by performing the following procedure:

  1. Select Resources > Templates > Device Templates.

    The Device Template page appears.

  2. Select the device template that you want to clone, and then select Edit Device Template > Template Settings.

    The Template Settings page appears.

  3. Modify the configurations as required and click Save As.

    The Create Device template page appears.

  4. Specify an appropriate name for your new device template. For example, SRX as SD-WAN CPE.
  5. Click Ok.

    The cloned device template appears on the Device Template page. You can now edit the new device template and customize the configurations as needed.

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