Stupid question time........

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Stupid question time........

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Let's say I have an objected named "Pizza" with an ip of and it is in use on a security rule.

I create another object named "Pizza1" with an ip of and use it in a different security rule.


Could that create a problem with the first rule assuming different let's say destinations or APP-ID/Ports?



Correct. The firewall will simply replace the object with its configured value. The fact that you have multiple objects with the same configured value has no effect on that.

@MrWonderful one nuance though in this specific line of questioning

Bear in mind that the firewall will not distinguish between pizza and pizza1 when it comes down to matching security rules because both have the same IP address and this is the only thing the running configuration really cares about.

This means that in this specific case both pizza and pizza1 will be hitting the same rules, even though only 1 of them may be listed in the rule

Tom Piens
PANgurus - SASE and Strata specialist; (co)managed services, VAR and consultancy
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