This article provides information on how to export or import custom property values through the Custom Property Editor on the Orion Web Console.
Exporting Custom Property Data
Note: You can only select custom properties for a single object type.
- Log in to the Orion Web Console using an account with administrative privileges.
- Click Settings on the top right corner of your Web Console.
- Click Manage Custom Properties in the Node & Group Management group.
- Check the custom properties you want to export, and click Export Values.
- If you want to export custom property data for specific objects of the type previously selected, click Select <Objects>, and select the desired objects.
- Check the database columns you want to export and change which custom properties you want to export here.
- Select the file type to use for your exported data. This can be .csv, .txt, .html or .xls.
- Click Export.
Importing Custom Property Data
Note: Your data should be formatted as a table and at least one column title should match an existing object property (for example, IP Address).
- Log in to the Orion Web Console as an administrator.
- Click Settings in the top right corner of the Web Console.
- Click Manage Custom Properties in the Node & Group Management grouping.
- Click Import Values.
- Click Browse, navigate to your custom property data file, and click Open.
- Select the object type for which you are importing values from the Import-values dropdown.
- Click Next.
- For each detected Spreadsheet Column in your data, select the corresponding Orion Database Column , and then select the appropriate Relatioship between the indicated columns. This can be either matches or imports to.
Note: This option overwrites any existing data in the corresponding in the custom properties.
- Select matches to indicate columns in the spreadsheet that corresponds to existing columns in the Orion database (e.g. IP Address, MAC address).
- Select imports to import the data in the spreadsheet column to the selected Orion database column.
- Select imports to and select <No match found, ignore> for any spreadsheet column you don't want imported.
- Select Create this custom property now to open the Add Custom Property in a new browser tab if you need to create a custom property for this spreadsheet column.
- Click Import.