You can export an out-of-the-box view or a custom view as a package file. The package file can then be imported and installed in the product.

The file extension for the package file is different depending on the console that displays the view.

ConsolePackage file extension
TrueSight console.viewpkg
TrueSight Capacity Optimization console.view

With this feature, you can complete the following use cases:

  • Create a copy of a view: Export an out-of-the-box view, import it with a new name, modify its configuration, and save it as a new view. 
  • Migrate a view: Create a custom view in the development or test environment and after confirming that the results are accurate, import it in the production environment.
  • Share a view: Import a custom view that is created in one environment into a different destination environment.

The following video (3:17) illustrates the process of exporting and importing a custom view.

 https://youtu.be/nux4nBzaLbY

For details, see the following sections:

To export a view

  1. In the TrueSight Capacity Optimization console, navigate to Administration > VIEWS > Views.
  2. For the view that you want to export, click .
    The Export <View name> page is displayed.
  3. (Optional) Type a name for the exported view.

  4. Click Proceed. 
    The view is exported and you can save the exported view by clicking the Click here to download the exported view link. 

To import a view

  1. If you are importing an out-of-the-box view, first install the view. 
  2. In the TrueSight Capacity Optimization console, navigate to Administration > VIEWS > Views.
  3. In the Import view section, click Browse to select the view package file (.viewpkg) that you want to import. 
  4. Click Upload
    The view is imported.
  5. To see the imported view in the TrueSight console:
    1. Log on to the TrueSight console. If you are already logged on, then log off and log on again. 
    2. Navigate to Administration > Capacity Views. The imported view is listed in the Views table.

Where to go from here

Using views to analyze infrastructure and virtual data

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