Export a private content pack to share content between vRealize Log Insight Cloud instances or with vRealize Log Insight Cloud users on the community. All fields that are used in queries, charts, and alerts that you export are included in the exported content pack. You can also export the user-defined elements in your organization such as alerts, dashboards, queries, and extracted fields as a content pack JSON file, even if these elements are not a part of content packs.

Prerequisites

Verify that you are logged in to the vRealize Log Insight Cloud web user interface as an administrator.

Procedure

  • To export a content pack:
    1. Expand the main menu and click Content Packs.
    2. On the relevant tab, click the Download icon next to the title of the content pack.
      Note: You can export a content pack only if it is enabled.
    3. In the pop-up window, enter the following metadata for the content pack:
      Option Description
      Name

      Enter a name for the content pack.

      Namespace

      Enter any user-driven namespace such as com.mycompany.content.

      Version

      Version this exported content pack as it can be reimported in the same product as a private content pack, which is visible only in the same organization.

    4. Click Export and save the file to a location on your computer.
    The exported file with extension .lint is stored in the specified location. The details of the content packs in this file are JSON formatted.
  • To export the user-defined elements in your organization as a content pack JSON file:
    1. Expand the main menu and click Content Packs.
    2. In the upper-right corner of the Content Packs page, click Export Content.
    3. In the left section of the pop-up window, enter metadata for the content pack as described in step 3 of exporting a content pack.
    4. In the right section of the pop-up window, select the user-defined elements that you want to include in the content pack.
    5. Click Export and save the file to a location on your computer.
    The exported file with extension .lint is stored in the specified location. The details of the content packs in this file are JSON formatted.