This procedure describes how to generate a plan by using the browser interface. You can also generate plans by using the following commands.
pdp.p.genplan – Generates a plan.
pe.p.run – Runs a plan.
For a detailed description of these commands, see Chapter 9, pdb: CLI Commands for Managing Plans, in Sun N1 Service Provisioning System 5.1 Command-Line Interface Reference Manual.
To create a generated plan, you must belong to a user group that has Create, Edit, Delete permission on the folder that contains the component for which you want to generate a plan.
From the navigation menu, choose Components.
The Components page displays.
If necessary, change folders so that you can view the component that you plan to deploy.
In the table listing components, find the row describing the component you would like to deploy, and click Details.
The component's Details page displays.
In the Component Procedures table, select each procedure that you want to include in the plan.
In the bottom row of the Component Procedures table, click Generate Plan With Checked Procedures.
The generated plan's Advanced Edit displays.
In the Plan text field, type the new plan's name.
Click Check In.
You might see this message: Warning - plan names and/or paths differ. This message indicates that you specified a plan name different from the plan name specified in the XML model. The XML model is updated according to what you type into the plan name text field.
Confirm the component check in.
Verify that you have specified the correct plan name.
If necessary, select the component's new version number.
Click Continue to Check In.
The new plan's Detail's page is displayed.