The duplicate IPs refer to the interfaces configured with the same IPv4 addresses.
During the live network discovery, the system parses the VRF and IPv4 address for each interface and deals with the interfaces of duplicated IPs as follows:
▪If two interfaces are configured with the same IP address, but with different VRFs, then two zones named after the VRFs will be created automatically after the IPv4 L3 topology is built, and these two interfaces will be moved to the corresponding zone according to its configured VRF. The system automatically performs this operation by default. To disable it, go to the Domain Management page, click Operations, point to Domain Settings, select Advanced Settings, and uncheck the Automatically create zones and assign VRF interface based on VRF names option.
▪If two interfaces are configured with the same IP address, but without VRFs configured, these two interfaces will be moved to the Default Zone. To separate the two interfaces, you must create a zone manually, then move one of the interfaces and its neighbor interfaces into the created zone, and finally rebuild the IPv4 L3 topology.
After the interfaces of duplicated IPs being moved into different zones, all duplicated IPs can be involved in IPv4 L3 topology link calculations. When you extend IPv4 L3 neighbors, all calculated links can be displayed on the same map page.
Example: Devices "R1” and "Cisco-LAN-28” are configured with the same IP address, but without VRF configured. The device "Cisco-LAN-29” in a real network should be connected to the device "Cisco-LAN-28”, but now it is wrongly connected to the device "R1” because of the duplicated IP issue.
2.In the Domain Management page, click Fine Tune on the Start Page and then click Duplicated IP and Subnet Manager on the left pane. All subnets that contain duplicate IPs in the Default Zone are listed by default.
3.Create a zone.
1)Click New zone.
2)Enter the zone name, for example, Zone1 and press Enter.
4.Move the interface of duplicated IP and its neighbor interface that can be connected correctly to the Zone1 and rebuild the IPv4 L3 topology.
1)Select the interface of duplicated IP and its neighbor interfaces that you want to establish the topology link, and then right-click to select Move to. In this example, select the GE-WAN7/1 interface of the Cisco-LAN-29 device and the GE-WAN7/1 interface of the Cisco-LAN-28 device, and then right-click to select Move to.
2)Select Zone1 that you created and click OK.
3)Click Yes in the pop-up dialog box to rebuild the IPv4 Layer 3 topology.