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Import and Export Addresses

The bulk import and export of addresses feature is a useful tool for managing large-scale networks efficiently. The benefits of such a feature include:

  • Time-saving: You can create or modify multiple addresses simultaneously. This saves time and effort compared to manually creating or modifying addresses one by one.

  • Accuracy: By using the import and export feature, you can avoid errors that can occur when manually creating or modifying addresses. With this feature, you can ensure that all addresses are created or modified according to a predefined format, which increases accuracy.

  • Scalability: As network infrastructures grow larger, it becomes increasingly difficult to manage them effectively. The import and export feature helps you to scale up your network management capabilities to accommodate growing networks.

  • Standardization: When you create or modify addresses using the import and export feature, you can ensure that you adhere to a predefined set of standards. This helps maintain consistency across the network and avoids potential configuration errors.

  • Flexibility: You can use the import and export feature to move addresses between different systems or locations, which can be useful when migrating to new systems or consolidating multiple networks.

The bulk import and export of addresses can help you manage large-scale networks more efficiently, accurately, and consistently. This feature can save time, improve accuracy, and facilitate scalability and standardization of addresses across the network.

Import Addresses from a CSV File

  1. Click Shared Services>Objects>Addresses.
    The Addresses page opens.
  2. Download the CSV file template, and enter your address data.
    1. Click More > Import addresses from CSV to open the Import Addresses from CSV page.
    2. Click Download CSV template to download the CSV template file on to your computer.
    3. Add your addresses in the CSV template.
  3. Click More > Import addresses from CSV.
  4. Do the following:
    1. Upload CSV: Select the CSV file to import the addresses.
    2. Global Action: Select one of the following actions for Juniper Security Director Cloud to resolve any conflicts between the imported and existing addresses data:
      • Keep existing: If you select to keep the existing data, a tick mark identifies the values of the addresses data that will not be imported.

      • Create new object

      • Overwrite with imported value: If you select to overwrite the existing data, a tick mark identifies the data that will overwrite the values of the existing addresses.

  5. Click Upload.
    • Before Juniper Security Director Cloud imports the the data from the CSV file, it analyzes the address data for errors. If it detects errors, such as incorrect IP addresses or incorrect address types, it adds a column in the CSV file and indicates the errors against each entry. You can download the updated CSV file and fix the errors.

    • If no errors are detected in the CSV file, the file is uploaded to import the address data.

  6. Optional: If Juniper Security Director Cloud detects errors in the CSV file, download the updated CSV file, fix the indicated errors, and click Upload to upload the file again.
  7. Click OK.
All data conflicts is resolved based on the actions you select, and the addresses data is imported from the CSV file and displayed on the Addresses page.

Export Addresses to a CSV File

Click More, and do one of the following:
  • Select the addresses to export, and click Export selected addresses to CSV.

  • Click Export all addresses to CSV to export all addresses.

The addresses data is downloaded to your computer as a CSV file.