Why I can't create two firewall zones with the same name and different behaviors?

Maybe that's a stupid question and just to keep things organized on my AP, but I have to create two different zones for the same lan interface, but I can't via LuCi:

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If I change the name from lan_copy to lan, I press okay and the name remains lan_copy :face_with_raised_eyebrow: Maybe it's only a LuCi weird behavior/bug.

I know that I can change the first rule but is not the same and that's only the name, not the "real zone" so I should be able to write whatever.


Zone names must be unique.


Oh okay... but also if the cover the same interface?

It does not make much sense to have multiple zones covering the same interface. If you want to allow traffic forwarding from LAN to the IOT zone then simply create a traffic rule for src lan, dest iot, protocol any, action accept.

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Yes yes it was just to keep things more readable, I have alredy tons of rules... anyway thanks, but it's also weird that if I change the name in LuCi of the rule (not the zone), then it remains the same. Maybe the classical red alert would be more clear.

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