This function imports the state of deployment for the current data warehouse.

Deployments are captured in the metadata database for a data warehouse. When we migrate a deployment across environments, we copy the metadata database to that platform. Importing the deployment status lets us know what has to be created / altered in that environment. When we’ve successfully deployed, we save the deployment state so that the cycle can be repeated the next time we migrate.

When you select this function from the Deploy | Import Deployment menu option, the following screen will be displayed:

Press the Import button to load the deployment status from disk. A message will be displayed on completion of this task.

Press the Cancel button to return to the previous list screen without deployment.