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Import Network Wizard

The Import Network Wizard is an interactive tool that allows you to import data files that are converted into a NorthStar Planner network model. You can specify the import input directory and select other options for parsing a set of data files. Launch the wizard from the My Networks tab of the Network Browser by clicking the blue circle with the + sign on the right side of the window as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Launch the Import Network WizardLaunch the Import Network Wizard

Once you have launched the wizard, proceed as follows:

  1. Click Next on the wizard landing page to display the Setup Import window shown in Figure 2.

    Figure 2: Setup Import WindowSetup Import Window
  2. Use the Import Type drop-down menu to select one of the following import type options:


    Important: Currently, only .tar and .gz files can be imported (.zip files are not supported), and the file cannot contain subdirectories.

    • Routers and Switches

    • OSPF/ISIS Database

    • TED Database

    • Spec Files

  3. Enter a network name and click Upload. Options available for the import type you selected are displayed. If there are no options available, the options step is skipped.

  4. Select options by clicking the corresponding check boxes. Click Next to complete the import. Once imported, the network is available in the My Networks tab of the Network Browser.