You can edit a device template from the Inventory > Device Templates page.

You can edit the system properties, custom properties, add metrics, add a connected device template, and add commands. However, you cannot edit the template name and device type.


You must have the EDIT DEVICE TEMPLATE permission to perform this operation.


  1. From the VMware Pulse IoT Center UI, go to Inventory > Device Templates.
    The Inventory - Device Templates screen is displayed.
  2. Click on the device template that you want to edit.
    The device template's basic information is displayed in the Basic Information tab.
  3. Scroll down to a property that you want to edit and click the edit icon.
  4. Edit the device template properties by clicking the edit icon against each of the properties.
  5. To save the changes, click Save.


You have successfully edited a device template.


  1. Scroll down to the System Properties section and click the edit icon.
  2. In the Edit System Property window, click the edit icon against a property to edit the property.
  3. To delete a property, click the delete icon.
  4. To add a new system property, click + ADD and enter the property name. Click DONE.
  5. To save the changes, click SAVE.