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Comparison criteria does not work for Cisco ASA

Created by Malik Haider, last modified by Melanie Boyd on Aug 31, 2018

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Overview

Comparison criteria is not working for Cisco ASA as configured below. 

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As a result, NCM is still showing the line in the report.

Environment

NCM, all supported versions

Cause 

Incomplete comparison criteria

Resolution

Correct the RegEx pattern as below:

  1. Since there is a stand alone ":" and a Stand Alone "!" and they both start at the beginning of the line, and both are part of the same 'block of the config'. It will be necessary to have Stand alone RegEx to ignore these lines

^:

^!

 

Also with these two stand alone Criteria added, any existing Comparison Criteria starting with a ":" or a "!" should be disabled or removed, since the two newly added will by default ignore any line starting with a ":" or "!", regardles of what follows

          

 

 

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