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About the Configuration Templates Page

To access this page, click Inventory > Devices > Configuration Templates.

Using configuration templates, you can create customized configuration and deploy the configuration to one or more devices. For more information, see Configuration Templates Overview.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • View details of a configuration template

    Select a configuration template and click More > Details or hover over the configuration template and click the Detailed View icon. The Details of Configuration-Template-Name pane appears. The pane displays two tabs:

    • GENERAL— Displays the general information about the selected configuration template as listed in Table 1.

    • TEMPLATE— Displays the template you defined in CLI or XML format in the Template Configuration tab (Inventory >Devices > Configuration Templates > Add (+)).

  • Preview a configuration template; see Preview a Configuration Template.

  • Deploy a configuration template on one or more devices; see Deploy a Configuration Template to a Device.

  • Add a configuration template; see Add a Configuration Template.

  • Edit and delete a configuration template; see Edit and Delete a Configuration Template.

  • You can also perform the following tasks on this page:

    • Sort, resize, or re-arrange columns in a table (grid).

    • Show or hide columns in the table or reset page preferences, using the vertical ellipsis menu.

    • Search by using keywords—Click the search icon (magnifying glass), enter the search term in the text box, and press Enter. The search results are displayed on the same page.

    • Filter the data displayed in the table—Click the filter icon (funnel) and select whether you want to show or hide advanced filters. You can then add or remove filter criteria, save criteria as a filter, apply or clear filters, and so on. The filtered results are displayed on the same page.

    For more information, see GUI Overview.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 displays the fields on the Configuration Templates page.

Table 1: Fields on the Configuration Templates Page
Field Description


The ID of the configuration template.

An ID is assigned to a configuration template at the time of its creation.


The name of the configuration template.


The format in which the configuration template is defined—CLI, NETCONF EDIT, NETCONF RPC, or Non EXECUTABLE.


The device family for which the configuration template is applicable:

  • ACX

  • EX


  • MX

  • NFX

  • PTX

  • QFX

  • SRX


A description of the configuration template.

Last Updated

The date and time when the configuration template was last updated, in the Month DD, YYYY, HH:MM:SS AM/PM TIME ZONE format.

For example, May 8, 2023, 4:29:52 PM IST.

Created by

The user who created the configuration template.

If the column displays System, it indicates that the configuration template is a predefined configuration template.