After you create a file share outside of the user interface, you can add it on the Locations page.

About this task

Note:

When you add a file share, the contents of the file share (agent files or AppStacks) are imported into the system. If you put new content into the file share later, you can import that content using the Import function.

Prerequisites

In order to add a file share on the Locations page, you must first create it outside of the user interface. See Create a File Share.

Procedure

  1. Select Settings > Locations and click File Share.
  2. Click New.
  3. Provide the required information in the New File Share dialog box.

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Name of the file share.

    Domain

    Domain of the file share. Select from the drop-down list.

    Username

    Admin user for the file share.

    Password

    Admin password for the file share.

    Type

    Type of file share. Select Agents or Applications/Images, depending on what the file share contains.

    • Agents file shares are used only to import agent software updates.

    • Applications/Images file shares are used to import AppStacks.

    Source Path

    Network path to file share.

    Destination Pod

    [Applications/Images Type only] This field only displays if you have multiple pods on the tenant. Select the pod from the drop-down list.

  4. Click Save.