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Export and import provisioning template configurations

Provisioning templates are available per-ADOM. Administrators can export templates and profiles as an unencrypted JSON file. The exported file can be edited offline, if needed, and imported to another FortiManager or ADOM.

To export templates and import them to another FortiManager or ADOM:
  1. In the ADOM that contains the templates to export, go to Device Manager > Provisioning Templates.
  2. Right-click any template category in the sidebar, and click Export Templates.

    The Export Template dialog displays.

  3. Select the template categories to export, and click OK.

    The Export dialog displays the progress of the export by template category.

  4. When the export is complete, click Close.

    The exported JSON file can be edited offline, if needed, before it is imported to another ADOM.

  5. Go to the FortiManager and/or ADOM to import the template(s).
  6. In the ADOM, go to Device Manager > Provisioning Templates.
  7. Right-click any template category in the sidebar, and click Import Templates.
  8. The Import Template dialog displays.
  9. Drag and drop the exported JSON file in the Upload Package field, and click OK.

    The Import dialog displays the progress of the import by template category.

  10. When the import is complete, click Close.

    The provisioning templates are now available to edit and assign in the ADOM.

Provisioning templates are available per-ADOM. Administrators can export templates and profiles as an unencrypted JSON file. The exported file can be edited offline, if needed, and imported to another FortiManager or ADOM.

To export templates and import them to another FortiManager or ADOM:
  1. In the ADOM that contains the templates to export, go to Device Manager > Provisioning Templates.
  2. Right-click any template category in the sidebar, and click Export Templates.

    The Export Template dialog displays.

  3. Select the template categories to export, and click OK.

    The Export dialog displays the progress of the export by template category.

  4. When the export is complete, click Close.

    The exported JSON file can be edited offline, if needed, before it is imported to another ADOM.

  5. Go to the FortiManager and/or ADOM to import the template(s).
  6. In the ADOM, go to Device Manager > Provisioning Templates.
  7. Right-click any template category in the sidebar, and click Import Templates.
  8. The Import Template dialog displays.
  9. Drag and drop the exported JSON file in the Upload Package field, and click OK.

    The Import dialog displays the progress of the import by template category.

  10. When the import is complete, click Close.

    The provisioning templates are now available to edit and assign in the ADOM.