Feature Request: Preference Option to Restrict Zones/Objects to Only Existing When Building Policies

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Feature Request: Preference Option to Restrict Zones/Objects to Only Existing When Building Policies

The current PAN-OS GUI makes adding objects and zones on the fly very easy while building policies.

Unfortunately this sometimes casues unwanted side effects:

As an example, when building a security policy including the zone "Admin" I started typing "admin" in the zone add field as a search and pressed enter. Instead of choosing the already-built "Admin" zone, this caused a new zone "admin" to be created with no associated type, interfaces, etc., which obviously caused commit errors.

 

The on-the-fly addition is handy in some cases, but I would like to be able to toggle this function on and off. Once the majority of the objects and zones are built I would prefer the GUI to only pick existing objects from the drop-down unless I explicitly click the "+" add button.

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Re: Feature Request: Preference Option to Restrict Zones/Objects to Only Existing When Building Poli

An FYI...while it's great you posted this FRs don't get tracked via the community or accepted from posting in the community.

 

That said there's a thread on submitted FRs.  If you search for "feature request" I'm sure you'll find it.  To officially have your FR accepted you need to talk to your SE.

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