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Upload View

HOWTO video on Upload View

Figure 1

In Upload View, a user can upload SWUpdate (.swu) files by dropping a new update in the box labeled: Drop files to upload or by clicking the button Upload File. The user can then associate one or more .swu file(s) to a Software Module. When adding or editing a Software Module, the following parameters and information can be defined.

Filter by type

Figure 2

If a filter has been greyed out, this means that the particular filter has been enabled/selected.

Create/Update Filter

Clicking the Gear icon will allow the user to either create a new or update a current filter.

Close Filter by Type Container

Clicking the close icon will close the container.

Open Filter by Type Container

To open the Filter by type container again, click the filter icon in the Software Module container.

Software Module

Figure 3

Clicking the search icon will enable the user to query by any string inside the container.

Expand/Shrink Container

Clicking the Expand icon will increase the size of the particular container. To go back to the small size, the user can click the Shrink icon.

Configure new Software Module

Figure 4

Add (Plus icon)

By clicking the Plus icon, the user can configure a Software Module.

The following are the fields that can be defined:

  • Type: Application or OS (required)
  • The Name of the update (required)
  • The Version of the update (optional)
  • The Vendor of the update (optional)
  • A Description of the update (optional)

Edit Software Module details

Clicking the Edit icon in the lower container allows the user to make changes to the currently selected Software Module including: Vendor and Description, only. All other fields cannot be changed. To add a new Software Module, use the Plus icon as noted above.

Edit Software Module Metadata

Clicking the Manage Metadata icon in the lower Container allows the user to make changes to Meta data regarding the currently selected Software Module.

Artifact Details

Figure 5

Expand/Shrink Artifact Details Container

Clicking the Expand icon will increase the size of the particular container. To go back to the small size, the user can click the Shrink icon.

Delete Software Artifact

Clicking the trash icon will delete the .swu file (requires confirmation).

Process a newly uploaded Software Artifact

After clicking Process, the user will see an Upload details dialogue. By default, the file that has been submitted will be attached to the Software Module that was selected in the Software Module container. There are further fields to fill including: File name, SHA1 checksum, and MD5 checksum.