Configuration View Workflow
A Configuration View can be defined form the CLI Configlets workspace. Table 1 lists the parameters defined for a Configuration View.
Table 1: Parameters defined for a Configuration View
Name of the configuration view. The Name cannot exceed 255 characters. Allowable characters include the dash (-), underscore (_), letters, and numbers and the period (.). You cannot have two configuration views with the same name.
Domain to which the configuration view is associated
Title of the configuration view. The title cannot exceed 255 characters. Allowable characters include the dash (-), underscore (_), letters, and numbers and the period (.).
Device Family Series
The device family series which the configuration view will be applicable for.
The context for which the configuration view would be applicable for.
Description of the configuration view. The description cannot exceed 2500 characters. This is an optional field.
Order of the configuration view tab in Device Configuration View. The order can accept values from 1 to 65535.
View types are Form View, Grid View, XML View, and CLI View..
Parameters are the variables defined in the configuration view whose values are got from the environment. Parameters appear when creating or editing a configuration view, as they are added to configuration view. To configure a parameter, click modify icon on the toolbar, the Edit Form View Parameter appears. The attributes of a parameter are set from this screen. To add additional parameter, clicks add icon on the tool bar, the Add Form View Parameter screen appears. The attributes of a parameter are set from this screen. To delete a parameter, click the delete icon on the toolbar. Table 2 lists the attributes of a parameter.
Table 2: Attributes of a parameter
Name of the parameter.
To consider a parameter as an index parameter or not. This is applicable for a grid view only. An index parameter should meet at least one of the following two conditions except when only one parameter is defined in a grid view.
A non index parameter should always refer at least one index parameter.
Display name of the parameter.
Configured Value XPATH
This field is used to give the XPath of the configured values. The behavior of this field depends on the type of view. When the view type is form, the corresponding value present in the XPath is taken as the field value. In case XPath returns multiple values, first value returned is considered. In case the XPath returns multiple values, the first value returned is considered. When the view type is grid, the following behavior is followed. If more than one parameters defined then following rules should be met.
For non index parameters, if list of values returned then they are aggregated into comma separated values.
The order of the parameter. The relative order in which the parameter has to be displayed.