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Merge and unmerge applications

Merging two or more applications creates a single application called a primary application and is a common operation for Organization Administrators responsible for bringing applications online.

The main purpose of merging is to present a single application view for the purposes of scoring, discovered vulnerabilities, and remediation. Applications can be made up of module, which may show up individually in the application list. Merging also allows you to logically organize all of an application's modules into one entity in Contrast.


  1. Select Applications in the header, and use the check marks to select the applications to merge.

  2. Select theMerge icon (MergeOldIcon.png) from the menu at the bottom of the list.

  3. In the Merge applications window, use the dropdown to choose one of the merged applications to represent the primary application.

  4. Once your applications are merged, you see the primary application icon (icon-primary-app.svg) beside the name of the primary application.

    Image shows the primary application icon
  5. To see the application modules in the merged application as well as details about exercised routes, select the primary application icon in the application's row .

    Image shows the details windows for a merged application
  6. To unmerge either all or specific application modules from the primary application, select the primary application icon (icon-primary-app.svg) in the application's row or Overview page. In the Applications modules window, select any number of the modules, and select  Unmerge selected.