To export a private cloud environment configuration file for future environment deployments, use VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.

For any data source added in a VMware Aria Operations for Networks environment, you can export its data source details in a config file. You can use the file to configure a new VMware Aria Operations for Networks environment with these same data sources.


  1. Click Manage Environments.
  2. Click the ellipsis (...) for the environment and select Export Configuration.
  3. Select the configuration file type to export from Simple or Advance section.
  4. Click Save File and click OK.
    The configuration file is downloaded to your browser's default download location.

What to do next

Use the configuration file to create new private cloud environments. See Create a private cloud environment using a configuration file in VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.