Create and export cloud solution packs with multiple entities

Create cloud solution packs by combining multiple entities such as cloud API, resource blocks, cloud scripts, cloud templates, and blueprints.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_cmp.cloud_solution_designer.

About this task

You can create, export, and import cloud solution packs. Create a cloud solution pack to help in deploying the solution in an orderly and incremental manner.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Cloud Management > Cloud Admin Portal > Manage > Cloud Solution Deployer.
  2. Click New.
    The Create Cloud Solution Deployer dialog box appears.
  3. Enter a name, a category, and an appropriate description in the dialog box.
  4. Click Submit.
    A cloud solution pack is created listing all the details of the solution. You can add entities to this solution.
  5. Click the plus icon next to the Entities section.
  6. In the Add Entity form, select a type of entity from the Entity Type list. You can add multiple entity types in a cloud solution pack.
  7. Select an entity from the Published Entity list and click Submit.
    All entities for the solution pack are listed under Entities. You can click an entity to view all its dependencies.
  8. Click Export Pack.
    The solution pack is exported and appears under Exported Packs. The version number, the date, and the time the pack was exported is mentioned. A Download option is available to download the exported pack on your system. Every export you perform creates a version of the pack. After performing an export, if you add another entity and then export again, another version of that pack is created.