Address Objects not displayed

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L1 Bithead

Address Objects not displayed

Hi,

 

After importing a ScreenOS configuration into Expedition 1.1.12, the dashboard shows 584 Addresses in Project Statistics.

 

But when going to Objects -> Address, only "No Address" is displayed in the left pane (despite I have "No Filters").

 

Does someone know what's wrong ?

 

Regards

L4 Transporter

Re: Address Objects not displayed

in the lower right hand corner, you will want to choose the "vsys 1" or "all" option along with the config file. 

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L1 Bithead

Re: Address Objects not displayed

Thank you for your reply, already did it, but it does not solve the problem.

 

Thus I think I have found a begining of solution : some object names in my screenOS configuration file contains accented characters like "é è à ç..." (those are french words). I have substituted these characters in object names with their unaccented equivalent "e e a c...", then after reimporting the configuration file to a new project the dashboard now shoes 714 Address objects, and Adresses are listed in the Objects -> Address pane.

 

But when browsing all the Adresses objects list, at some page the pane becomes empty and the object count is reset to 0. Reloading the Objects -> Address pane and the Address objects reappears...

 

Seems like encoding problem regarding the configuration file, I am going to investigate further...

 

Does anybody know what are naming rules for Address objects (and perhaps other objects too) in PanOS ?

L1 Bithead

Re: Address Objects not displayed

Forget about that, it was probably an encoding problem of the ScreenOS config file. The former config file was encoded in Windows-1252 (CP1252).

 

I have downloaded a new config file from the NetScreen, converted it to UTF-8 encoding and re-imported in Expedition, no more problems showing Addresses...

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