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About the Configuration Templates Page

To access this page, click Resources > Templates > Configuration Templates in Administration Portal.

You can use the Configuration Templates page to view and manage configuration templates.


In CSO releases before Release 5.1.0, configuration templates are called stage-2 configuration templates.

Tasks You Can Perform

In Administration Portal, users with the SP (Service Provider) Administrator role (on-premises installation only) or OpCo (Operating Company) Administrator role can perform the following tasks from this page, while users with operator roles only have read capabilities.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 displays the description of the fields on the Configuration Templates page and Table 2 displays the description of the fields on the Detail for Template-Name Pane.

Table 1: Fields on the Configuration Templates Page




Name of the configuration template.


Device family to which the configuration template belongs.

Deployed Devices

Number of devices on which the configuration template was deployed. If the configuration template is not yet deployed on any devices then a blank cell is displayed.

Click the number-of-devices link to view the configuration (for that configuration template) deployed on devices. See View the Configuration Deployed on Devices


Description of the configuration template.

Last Updated

Date and time on which the template was last updated.


Depending on who added the configuration template, displays the following:

  • System—If the template is predefined or added by the Service Provider administrator

  • OpCo-Name—Name of the Operating Company (OpCo) if the template is added by an OpCo administrator.

Table 2: Fields on the Detail for <Template-Name> Pane



General tab



See Table 1.


See Table 1.


See Table 1.


Format used by the configuration template:

  • CLI

  • XML (Extensible Markup Language)

Details tab


If you want to add a new configuration template based on an existing one, you can copy the three files from the Details tab, modify the files as needed, and use the Import Configuration Template page to import a new template.

Jinja Template

Displays the configuration in Jinja Template language syntax.

Data Model

Displays the Yang data model (configuration schema).

View Def

Displays the View Def (GUI configuration).