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Manage Device Profiles Using the Edge Xpert Manager

The Device Profiles pane displays all device profiles that are currently existed in Edge Xpert. To display the Device Profiles pane, select DEVICES from the main menu and select the Device Profiles tab.

For example, when running the Virtual Device Service, you can view the simulated device profiles as illustrated below:

Devices

The following device profile properties are displayed:

  • Name. The name of the device profile
  • Description. A description of the device profile
  • Last Modified. The date and time at which the device profile was uploaded

You can search for specific device profiles using the Search box, a device profile is listed in the search results when a match is found in one of its fields.

Device Profile Actions

Select the icons from the ACTION column for a device profile to view and delete as follows:

Upload a Device Profile Using the Edge Xpert Manager

You can upload a device profile from the Device Profiles pane of the Edge Xpert Manager.

To add a device profile, complete the following steps:

  1. Select Upload. The Upload Device Profile page displays

  2. Drag and drop the YAML file to the dotted line area, or click to select the YAML file

  3. Select the Save button to upload the device profile. Selecting the Cancel button closes the page without uploading the device profile

View a Device Profile Using the Edge Xpert Manager

You can use Edge Xpert Manager to view detailed metadata for a device profile. Metadata includes the following:

  • Profile Name
  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Labels
  • Description
  • Device Resources
  • Device Commands

To view the metadata for a device profile, select View from the ACTION column for the device profile.

Delete a Device Profile Using the Edge Xpert Manager

You can delete a device profile from the Device Profiles pane of the Edge Xpert Manager.

To delete a device profile, complete the following steps:

  1. Select Delete from the Action column of the device

  2. Select the Delete button to delete the device profile. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without deleting the device profile

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