You can export a private cloud environment configuration file to reuse a deployment's configuration for future environment deployments.

If any data source is added in vRealize Network Insight environment, exporting of config file of this environment will have data source details. The config file can be used to create new vRealize Network Insight environment and data sources will be added automatically.


  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, based on your requirement
  4. Click Save File and click OK.
    Earlier, the export configuration file feature was available at the LCM environment level. Starting with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.3, you can export the configuration file at the product level also for the selected product.
    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.