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About the Designs Page for the Configuration Designer


To access this page, click Home> Designs.

Use the Designs page to manage configuration template designs that you have saved or published.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

Field Descriptions

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Designs page for the Configuration Designer.

Table 1: Fields on the Configuration Template Designs Page




View the configuration template name. The name can be a string of alphanumeric characters, dashes, and spaces.

Example: srx-lan-to-wan-config


View the device family supported by the configuration template.

Example: juniper-srx


View the vendor that the configuration template supports.

Example: Juniper Networks

Output Format

View the format used by the configuration template. It can be one of the following:

  • CLI (Command-line interface)

  • XML (Extensible Markup Language)

  • Native - Default file format of the application that we use to create and save files. We use CLI plug-in and it is used for cms_plug-in.


View the category for the configuration template.

  • VNF—A configuration template for the virtualized network function.

  • Device Template—A device template for the network function and this cannot be published to the Resource Designer.

  • Other—A configuration template for the network function other than VNF or device template.


Use to compare configuration difference between the two configuration files.

  • Yes—Diff.Config feature is enabled for the template.

  • No—Diff.Config feature is disabled for the template.


View the configuration template status:

  • In-Progress—Configuration template request was created but the template hasn’t been validated.

  • Validated—Configuration Designer validated the configuration template and it is ready to be published.

  • Published—Configuration Designer published the configuration template and it is available to the Resource Designer for use.


View the configuration template description.

Example: NFX Stage-1 configuration