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How to get the interfaces without changing the current topology in SmartConsole R80 and above
Symptoms
  • The option to get the interfaces without changing the current topology is missing in Security Gateway / Cluster object in SmartConsole R80 and above.

    1. Open a Security Gateway / Cluster object properties.

    2. Click on the "Network Management" pane.

    3. The only available option is "Get Interfaces", which if accepted, will automatically updated the topology configuration (according to static routes).

      Example for Security Gateway:

      Example for Cluster:

Cause

This is the default behavior in SmartConsole R80 and above.


Solution

This problem was fixed. The fix is included in:

 

For R80 SmartConsole, follow these steps in Security Gateway / Cluster object:

  1. Open the Security Gateway / Cluster object.

  2. In the left tree, click on the Network Management pane.

  3. Select the interface, whose topology settings should not be updated automatically and click on the Edit button.

    Example for
    Security Gateway
    Example for
    Cluster
  4. In the Topology section, click on the Modify... button.

    Example for
    Security Gateway
    Example for
    Cluster
  5. In the Leads To section, select the Override option.

    Configure the desired topology, and enable the Anti-Spoofing.

    Example 1 Example 2
  6. Click on OK.

  7. You will see that the Topology of this interface has changed.

    Example 1 Example 2
  8. Click on OK.

  9. You will see that the Topology of this object has changed.

    Example for
    Security Gateway
    Example for
    Cluster
  10. Install the Access Policy on the Security Gateway / Cluster object.

 

Notes:

  • When following the procedure above, Static Routes will still be fetched, and corresponding Network objects will still be created.

    Example:

 

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