Overriding Resources in an Environment

Learn how to override different types of resources defined in your blueprint

Facets provides the capability to override the configuration for any resources in an environment from the Control Plane.

Prerequisites

  • The environment you are using should have at least one defined resource in it to be able to override it.

Override a resource from the Control Plane

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For a given blueprint and environment, you can find all the defined resources under the Resources tab in the sidebar.

  1. Login to Facets Control Plane.
  2. Select the Environment in your defined Blueprint.
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Select the environment (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Navigate to the Resources tab from the sidebar and select the resource that you want to override.
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Select the Resource (Click on the image to expand)

  1. You will now be able to view the Configuration screen where you can find currently defined values for that resource.

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NOTE

All defined resources except for type application will directly open the Configuration screen for that resource.

Resources that are of type application will direct the user to the Live Release tab. The Configuration tab can be accessed next to the Live Release tab.

See Override resources of type application for more information.

  1. Click on the Override button, this will open a new page.
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Override Button (Click on the image to expand)

  1. You can set new values or update any of the predefined values in this page. You can also view the original configuration as defined in the blueprint.
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View current configuration (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Click the Submit button to submit your override.
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Submit the override (Click on the image to expand)

  1. You will now be able to view the Review Changes screen.
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Review Changes (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Click Save Changes button and you will see a popup toaster confirming the change with a message that this change will be applied in the next release.
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Success Toaster (Click on the image to expand)

Override resources of type application

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The override screen for resources that are of type application has two modes:

  • Form Mode
  • JSON Mode

You can override defined parameters for Container Configuration and User-defined Variables in Form Mode.

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Override application (Click on the image to expand)

You can also toggle to JSON Mode to get an override page matching all the other resources where you can input values from your keyboard.

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Toggle JSON Mode (Click on the image to expand)

Constraints

The overriden configuration as changed by a user will only be enforced on the next release of the environment.


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