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Deployment Toolbox

The Deployment Toolbox provides model elements that you can use to model the physical components and deployment structure of your system in a Deployment diagram.

Deployment Toolbox pages



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The Deployment group contains elements related to the actual building of the system - the components that make up the system (such as ActiveX DLLs or Java beans) and the nodes those components run on, including the physical connections between nodes.

A Component is a piece of hardware or software that makes up the system, and a Node is a physical platform on which the component is to exist; for example, DLLs or Web Servers are Components that could be deployed on a Windows 2000 Server (Node).


The Basic Deployment icon adds the Basic Deployment Pattern to your diagram as a starting point for developing the diagram (drag the icon onto the diagram to open the Add Pattern <name> to Diagram dialog and click on the OK button).






Deployment Diagram


Add Pattern Dialog


To add an element to the currently-open diagram, click on the appropriate icon and drag it into position on the diagram; set an element name and other properties as prompted
To add a relationship, click on the appropriate icon, then click on the start element in the diagram and drag to the end element