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Chapter 8. Importing and Exporting

8.1. Importing and Exporting Policies, Policy Profiles, and Alerts

If you have multiple VMDBs, you can export policies, policy profiles, or alerts from one to another. You can export and import for use with other Red Hat CloudForms infrastructures.


The appliances you are exporting or importing data between must use the same CloudForms version.

  1. Copy the file to import to a location that is accessible to your Red Hat CloudForms console.
  2. Navigate to ControlImport/Export.
  3. Click Choose file to navigate to the location of the file.
  4. Select the file, and then click Open from the file selection box.
  5. Click Upload.
  6. Verify that these are the policies or policy profiles that you want to import.
  7. Click Commit.

8.2. Exporting a Policy, Policy Profile, or an Alert

  1. Navigate to ControlImport/Export.
  2. From the Export dropdown, select policy profiles, policies, or alerts, depending on what you want to export.


  3. From the Available Profiles or Available Policies or Available Alerts list, select the items to export. Use the Ctrl key to select multiple items to export into one file.
  4. Click Export.
  5. Follow the prompts in your browser to save the file.