Managing Software Images
This topic describes how to manage software images for managed devices.
To start managing software images:
- Click Deploy in the Network Director banner.
- In the Tasks pane, select Image Management > Manage
The Device Image Repository page opens in the main window. The table lists the software images in the repository.
- In the Tasks pane, select Device Configuration File
Management > Manage Device Configuration.
The Manage Device Configuration page opens in the main window. The table lists the devices that have configuration files backed up software images in the repository.
This topic describes:
Selecting Software Image Management Options
From the Device Image Repository page, you can:
Add a software image to the repository by clicking Add.
View details about a software image by selecting it and clicking Details.
Delete software images from the repository by selecting them and clicking Delete.
Table 1 describes the information provided in the Device Image Repository table.
Table 1: Device Image Repository Table
Select to perform an action on the software image in that row.
Software image name.
Device series that uses the software image.
User who uploaded the software image.
Time when the software image was uploaded to the server.
Size of the software image in megabytes.
Adding Software Images to the Repository
Software images are stored in a repository on the Network Director server.
To add a software image to the repository:
- Click Add.
The Device Image Upload window opens.
- Use the Device Image Upload window to upload a device software image. See Using the Device Image Upload Window for a description of the window.
Using the Device Image Upload Window
To use the Device Image Upload window to add a software image to the repository:
- Click Browse and browse to the software image file.
- Click Upload to add the file to the repository.
Viewing Software Image Details
To view details about a software image:
- Select the software image file in the table.
- Click Details.
The Device Image Summary window opens. See Using the Device Image Summary Window for information about this window.
Using the Device Image Summary Window
Use the Device Image Summary window to view detailed information about a software image. Table 2 describes the fields in this window.
Table 2: Device Image Summary Window
Software image filename.
Software version (release number).
Device series on which the software is supported.
Platforms on which the software is supported.
User who uploaded the image to the server.
Date and time when the software image was uploaded.
Size of the software image file, in megabytes.
Click to close the window.
Deleting Software Images
To delete software image files:
- Select the check box in the rows of the software image files that you want to delete.
- Click Delete.