You use the template command to import, export, share, unshare, delete, and reorder templates.

The template command uses the following syntax.

template -h | import|export|share|unshare|delete|reorder [parameters]

Table 1. template Command Operations

Command Name



template import

Import a template from a file.

template import -h | input-file 
                     [--force] [--share all|group-name[{,group-name}]] 
                     [--retry maxRetryMinutes] [--set rank] [--create]

template export

Export an existing template to a template file.

template export -h | template-name [output-dir]

template share

Share an existing template with one or multiple user groups.

template share -h | template-name all|group-name[{,group-name}]

template unshare

Stop sharing a template with specified groups.

template unshare -h | template-name all|group-name[{,group-name}]

template delete

Permanently delete a template.

template delete -h | template-name

template reorder

Set the order rank for a template. The order rank controls the order of templates created based on shared templates.

template reorder -h | template-name [--set rank]