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L1 Bithead
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎10-23-2018
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ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

When i used the expedition tool to merge the asa config and base config from palo.

The tool keeps saying pending untill it finally times out .

When i log in again the merge file says ready.

But when i download it , it has nothing but the base config and nothing new was merged to it.

L4 Transporter
Posts: 120
Registered: ‎05-01-2009

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

In the lower right hand corner there is a 'Merge' button. Did you click on that? 

 

A merge is needed to write the merged configurations into the base config.

L1 Bithead
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎10-23-2018

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

Yes thats what i meant when i click the merge button , it stays in pending mode for a real long time.

And then the tool times out and i have to login again.

When i login again the status says ready amd when i downaload the new generated xml , it has nothing but the base config i uploaded. So basically it is not merging anything.

Is there a size limit to how much config it can merge or something like that ?

L3 Networker
Posts: 68
Registered: ‎05-21-2018

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

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Make sure you have the latest version installed and you have done everything to increase the resources.  Also, when Expedition merge freezes, open it in a second browser and make sure the service hasn't stopped.  If so, then re-start it and your merge will complete.

L4 Transporter
Posts: 120
Registered: ‎05-01-2009

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

if you have not already done so edit the settings in the file below:

 

PHP:

Edit the parameters from php.ini located at:

 

sudo vi /etc/php/7.0/apache2/php.ini

 

Modify:

 

post_max_size = 250M

upload_max_filesize = 250M

 

restart the Apache with

 

sudo systemctl restart apache2

L1 Bithead
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎10-23-2018

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

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Thanks bagherib and sjanita , i will try that and update the forum.

L1 Bithead
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-30-2018

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

From the export page click top right-hand dropdown menu 

<projectname>

> click Restart All Stores 
> click Start Task Manager

 

Open a new tab with with the main expedition Dashboard

 

> Jobs and Task Manager > click Start

> click Merge
> click Generate XML & SET Output

L1 Bithead
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎10-23-2018

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

Bagherib and sjanita , your suggestions did not help me .

But thanks for your inputs :)

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L1 Bithead
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎10-23-2018

Re: ASA to PALO Migration xml file comes back with just the base config

Yaz3636 that actually worked :)

Thanks a lot.

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