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Resolve Inconsistent Object Issues

Inconsistent objects inconsistent_badge.png are objects with the same name, but different values, on two or more devices. Sometimes users create objects in different configurations with same name and content but over time the values of these objects diverge which creates the inconsistency. 

Note: To resolve inconsistent object issues in bulk, see Resolve Object Issues in Bulk

To resolve inconsistent object issues:

  1. Open the Objects page and filter objects to find inconsistent object issues. 
  2. Select an inconsistent object. In the objects details panel, you will see the INCONSISTENT field with the number of objects affected:


  1. Click Resolve. CDO displays the inconsistent objects for you to compare.  
  2. You now have these options:
  • Merge the objects together:
  1. Click Resolve by Merging X Objects. All selected objects will be combined in a single object. 
  2. Click Confirm.
  • Rename one object:
  1. Click Rename one of the objects and give it a new name. 
  2. Save your changes to affected network policies and devices and click Confirm.
  • Ignore the inconsistent objects:
  1. Compare the objects presented to you and on one of the objects, click Ignore. Or, to ignore all objects, click Ignore All
  2. Save your changes to affected network policies and devices and click Confirm.
  1. After resolving the inconsistencies, go back to the Devices & Services page and find the devices that were affected by the change. For each affected device, select it and click "Preview and Deploy..." to save the changes you just made.  
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