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Device profiles

Device profiles represent a combination of a firmware version, one or multiple software packages and one or multiple configuration files which can be deployed on a device. Based on device profiles, users can deploy a specific target configuration on devices by using bulk operations.

Device profiles

Each device profile entry shows the profile name and the selected device type(s), if any.

Click on a device profile name to view its details.

The “Name and device type” section shows the name of the profile and optionally selected device types.

The sections below list the firmware version, software packages and configuration files for this particular device profile.

Test profile

Adding a device profile

To add a device profile, proceed as follows:

  1. Click “Add device” profile at the right of the top menu bar.

    Add device profile

  2. In the “Add device profile” window, provide a name for the profile, and optionally enter one or more device types.

If a device type is provided, the device profile can only be assigned to devices of the specified type. If left empty, it will be available for all device types.

Adding items to a device profile

In the device profile details, you can add firmware versions, software packages and configuration files.

Click “Add firmware” to add a firmware version to the profile. Select a firmware and a version from the list and click “Save” to add the selection to the profile. If a device type has been defined for the profile, only those firmware versions can be selected that match the device type. Only one firmware version can be added to a profile. For details on firmware, see Section Firmware repository.

Click “Add software” to add a software package to the profile. Select a software and a software version from the list and click “Save” to add the selection to the profile. If a device type has been defined for the profile, only those software versions can be selected that match the device type. You can add multiple software packages to a profile. For details on software, see Section Software repository.

Click "Add configuration" to add a configuration file to the profile. Select a configuration file from the list and click "Save" to add the selection to the profile. You can add multiple configuration files to a profile. For details on configuration snapshots, see Section Configuration repository.

Managing device profile

To update a device profile, click the menu icon at the right of the respective device profile entry and then click “Edit”. Make the desired changes and click “Save” to save your edits.

Managing device profile

To duplicate a device profile, click the menu icon at the right of the respective device profile entry and then click “Duplicate”.

To delete a device profile, click the menu icon at the right of the respective device profile entry and then click "Delete".

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Last update: May 9, 2022