What Are Ghost Objects and How To Manage Them

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 A few feature added in the ver 1.1.9 release is the identification of "Ghost" objects which may require
special handling based on the configuration file sources.


What are "Ghost" objects
Ghost objects are temporary address objects (address objects only) that were learned from the
migration of the Security and NAT policies. The ghost objects are displayed under OBJECTS > Address
along with a new counter in the project dashboard.


The attached document provides background information on what causes ghost objects and how to mitigate them within a configuration.


This document will discuss the following topics:

  • What are Ghost objects
  • Handling of Ghost objects


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