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Resource Management 


Resource Management in vuSmartMaps™ simplifies the organization, control, and efficient handling of vital platform components. This tool encompasses dashboards, alerts, data models, data sources, data stores, and more. It facilitates easy packaging of these components into O11ySources, promoting sharing, deployment, and reuse.

Resource Management serves as a centralized hub during import and export operations. It enhances the platform’s overall efficiency and productivity by addressing several key needs. In essence, Resource Management in vuSmartMaps streamlines component handling, enabling easy sharing, efficient organization, and consistent performance. It simplifies the packaging and deployment of components, enhancing productivity and collaboration within the platform. With Resource Management, you can optimize your workflow and minimize the risk of errors, harnessing the full potential of vuSmartMaps.


Ensure that you are logged in as an admin user to access Resource Management functionalities.

Resource Management Example

Imagine a scenario where you need to export a combination of Alerts, Insights, and Dashboards from vuSmartMaps to an external system. This task is often crucial for creating comprehensive reports or engaging presentations. Traditionally, achieving this would involve a laborious process.

You’d have to individually access each section, navigate through complex export procedures, and spend significant time and effort on a series of convoluted steps.

However, Resource Management in vuSmartMaps transforms this cumbersome process into a streamlined and efficient workflow. Here’s how it simplifies component export:

With just one click, you can access the Resource Management interface, providing you with a centralized hub for component management. Within this unified interface, selecting all the desired components for export becomes a breeze. No more jumping between different sections or navigating complex export steps.

Resource Management streamlines the export process, saving you valuable time and effort. It eliminates the need for tedious and convoluted procedures, enhancing your overall productivity. Now, you can focus on creating valuable reports and presentations without being bogged down by cumbersome tasks.

In this use case, Resource Management empowers you to efficiently export various components, ensuring a seamless and straightforward experience. It centralizes access, simplifies selection, and ultimately boosts productivity, enabling you to make the most of your vuSmartMaps platform.

Working with Resource Management

  1. The Definitions page can be accessed from the platform left navigation menu by navigating to Platform Settings > Resource Management.

  2. The Resource Management page will look like this after you navigate to it:

  3. On the landing page, there is a list of all the components that can be managed on the left side and it includes:
    • Alert
    • UTM
    • Data Model
    • Dashboard
    • Datasource
    • Datastore
  4. The top right side contains the Import and Export button to Import or Export any of the components.

Import Component

  1. Begin by accessing the Resource Management feature in vuSmartMaps.
  2. Once you’re in the Resource Management interface, locate the Import button positioned at the top-right corner of the page. Click on the Import button to initiate the component import process.

  3. You will be prompted to upload a JSON file containing the component you wish to import. Please note that you can import multiple files conveniently by selecting zip files containing multiple components.

    There are two straightforward methods for uploading your file:
    • Drag and Drop: Simply drag the file from your local system and drop it onto the page.
    • Select File: Click the “Select File” button and choose the file you want to upload from your system.
  4. After uploading your file, the system will request confirmation. To proceed, click on the Continue button.

  5. If your uploaded file is valid and the import process is successful, you will receive a reassuring “Success” message.

By following these step-by-step instructions, you can effortlessly import components into vuSmartMaps using the Resource Management feature.

Export Component

  1. Begin by accessing the Resource Management feature in vuSmartMaps.
  2. In the Resource Management interface, navigate to the component you wish to export. Click on the specific component to select it.
  3. Upon selecting one or more components, the Export button located within the interface will be activated.
  4. To export a single component, click on the Export button directly after selecting it.

  5. If you want to export multiple components of the same type simultaneously, you can streamline the process by selecting the Select All button. This will automatically choose all components of the same type.

  6. Once you’ve selected your desired component(s), click on the Export button to initiate the export process.

  7. You will receive a confirmation prompt. To proceed, click on the Continue button.

  8. The selected component(s) will be exported. Upon successful export, a “Success” message will be displayed.

💡Note: The exported component(s) will be downloaded in a .json extension for single components or combined into a .zip extension if multiple files are selected for export.

By following these step-by-step instructions, you can easily export components from vuSmartMaps using the Resource Management feature.

Further Reading

  1. Learn about the Data Extraction module
  2. Explore Import Data feature 


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