Resolving Conflicts in Associations Conversion


The guidance we have given in other articles is about making sure metadata matches when converting associations. But sometimes, we need to convert items that don’t match in order to “fix” them. This article covers how “conflicts” are handled within conversion.


We’ll use the conflict resolution tool to resolve conflicts, and to preview the impact of those conflict resolutions before save to ensure we make the changes we intend. The most likely conflicts are:


Resolving the conflicts is quite straightforward. Examples are shown below, with corresponding previews that show the changes:

Conflict Type  
Conflicting Installation Type


Note that you have to choose which installation type you want to have before you can preview