In VMware Aria Operations for Networks, you can modify the configuration of an existing generic router or switch by uploading new configuration file.


Create a device configuration file in .zip format using the SDK provided by the VMware Aria Operations for Networks. A device configuration file contains information about entities like Router Interfaces, Routes, Switch Ports, VRFs, Switch Device Information, and so on. To create a device configuration file, see


  1. From the left navigation pane, go to Settings > Accounts and Data Sources.
  2. Click the three dots icon next to the generic router or the generic switch data source you want to edit and click Edit.
  3. Click Replace File and upload the new device configuration file.
  4. (Optional) To view your uploaded device configuration file, click Upload History.
    You can view, download, and delete the last five uploaded device configuration files.
  5. Click Validate.
  6. (Optional) In the Nickname text box, change the nickname.
  7. Click Submit.