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Creating model devices

You can create model devices one by one, or you can import a CSV file of definitions to create multiple model devices. This section describes both methods.

To create a model device one by one:
  1. In FortiManager, go to Device Manager, and click Add Device. The Add Device dialog box displays.
  2. Select Add Model Device.

  3. Set the following options, and click Next:

    Name

    Type a name.

    Serial Number

    FortiGate-VM64-KVM

    Use Device Blueprint

    Toggle on and select ACME_branch_blueprint.

    Metadata Variables

    Click Edit Variable Mapping, and set the Mapping Value column to 3 for the ($branch_id) variable. Click OK.

    FortiManager adds the model device.

To import multiple model device definitions from a CSV file:
  1. Prepare the CSV file.

  2. In FortiManager, go to Device Manager, and click Add Device. The Add Device dialog box displays.
  3. Select Import Model Devices from CSV File.

  4. Drag and drop the CSV file in the window. The contents of the CSV file are displayed:

  5. Review the list of devices, and click Next.

    FortiManager adds the model devices.

Creating model devices

You can create model devices one by one, or you can import a CSV file of definitions to create multiple model devices. This section describes both methods.

To create a model device one by one:
  1. In FortiManager, go to Device Manager, and click Add Device. The Add Device dialog box displays.
  2. Select Add Model Device.

  3. Set the following options, and click Next:

    Name

    Type a name.

    Serial Number

    FortiGate-VM64-KVM

    Use Device Blueprint

    Toggle on and select ACME_branch_blueprint.

    Metadata Variables

    Click Edit Variable Mapping, and set the Mapping Value column to 3 for the ($branch_id) variable. Click OK.

    FortiManager adds the model device.

To import multiple model device definitions from a CSV file:
  1. Prepare the CSV file.

  2. In FortiManager, go to Device Manager, and click Add Device. The Add Device dialog box displays.
  3. Select Import Model Devices from CSV File.

  4. Drag and drop the CSV file in the window. The contents of the CSV file are displayed:

  5. Review the list of devices, and click Next.

    FortiManager adds the model devices.