Documentation forNetwork Configuration Manager

Import and export firmware upgrade templates

If you have multiple Orion servers, you can share firmware upgrade templates between them. You can also share firmware upgrade templates on THWACK.

Share firmware upgrade templates between Orion servers

You can export a firmware upgrade template as an XML file, and then import it to another Orion server.

Export a firmware upgrade template

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. In the Firmware Upgrade section, click Firmware Upgrade Templates.
  4. Select a template, and click Export As File.

    The XML file is saved in your \Downloads directory. The file name is based on the template name.

Import a firmware upgrade template

You can import a firmware upgrade template that was previously exported as a file.

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. In the Firmware Upgrade section, click Firmware Upgrade Templates.
  4. Click Import.
  5. Click Choose File, browse to the template, and select it.
  6. Click Submit.

Share firmware upgrade templates with the THWACK community

You can share your firmware upgrade templates with other NCM users by exporting them to THWACK, and you can import firmware upgrade templates created by other NCM users.

Export a firmware upgrade template to THWACK

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. In the Firmware Upgrade section, click Firmware Upgrade Templates.
  4. Select a template, and click Export to THWACK.
  5. If prompted, enter your THWACK user name and password, and click Log In.

Import a firmware upgrade template from THWACK

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. In the Firmware Upgrade section, click Firmware Upgrade Templates.
  4. Click the Shared Firmware Upgrade Templates on THWACK tab.
  5. Locate the template you need:
    • Use the Search box to search for a string in the template name.
    • Click a tag in the left pane to filter the list.
    • Click the template name to display its description.
  6. Select a template and click Import.
  7. If prompted, enter your THWACK user name and password, and click Log In.

    The template is copied to your Orion server.