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Allow empty address groups

Address groups with no members can be configured in the GUI, CLI, and through the API. In previous versions of FortiOS, error messages appear for empty address groups and they cannot be configured.

To create an empty address group in the GUI:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Addresses and click Create New > Address Group.
  2. Enter a name.

  3. Click OK. The This field is required. error is not displayed under the Members field.
To create an empty address group in the CLI:
config firewall addrgrp
    edit "test-empty-addrgrp4-1"
    next
end

No error message is returned in the console.

Allow empty address groups

Address groups with no members can be configured in the GUI, CLI, and through the API. In previous versions of FortiOS, error messages appear for empty address groups and they cannot be configured.

To create an empty address group in the GUI:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Addresses and click Create New > Address Group.
  2. Enter a name.

  3. Click OK. The This field is required. error is not displayed under the Members field.
To create an empty address group in the CLI:
config firewall addrgrp
    edit "test-empty-addrgrp4-1"
    next
end

No error message is returned in the console.