Using the "Import from PolicyCenter" option in IC, devices may be regrouped improperly if non-unique names are used in topology
Affected products and versions
All Versions of Intelligence Center 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 3.0, where an individual does the following.
1) Customer has a network topology layout in PC which has non-unique names.
2) Performs import into IC.
If the customer executes an import as specified above, a function called de-du0lication will consoloidate groups under IC resuolting in unwanted movement in complicated layouts.
I.E. (1meg, 5 meg) form the network topology below would be affected:
1meg: shaper1, shaper3
The resultant topology in IC would be:
1meg: shaper1, shaper3, shaper4. shaper6
Engineering is aware of this problem. To fix it would require a major change in the way IntelligenceCenter is designed. It is not currently in PLAN to make that change until at best post IC 3.0.
In order to work around this difficulty, prior to performingthe import into IC, Group names in Policy Center should be changed to be unique so that the import will avoid the problem.
IE In the example above, rename 1meg group names to be old1meg, new1meg, etc. leaving them in place under oldstores and newstores.
This issue will not be resolved till post Intelligence Center 3.0 (if then).
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