The following table describes the snapshot and deployment package formats.

Format Description

Contains all Trust Framework and policy data for a policy branch in the Policy Editor.

A snapshot is used to load data into the Policy Editor for development when using external PDP mode.

deployment package

An optimized data format that contains all policies under a specified root policy node and all Trust Framework entities used by those policies.

A deployment package is used to load data into the PingAuthorize Server when using embedded PDP mode.

The following sections describe how to import and export these files from the Policy Editor.