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How to handle file generate fw.op in python

Hi,

 

I have the following code to check the vpn status, this code execute op "show vpn flow'

I'm ussing pandevice library in my imports


def check_vpn_status(fw): #check vpn status
vpn_ike = fw.op(cmd= "show vpn flow", xml=True)
with open('vpn_status.xml', 'wb') as file:
file.write(vpn_ike)
print(type(vpn_ike))

.  and generate an xml file like this.  Exist one method how to read the file to search into file the ie state and show in the print the following tunnels are up ?. I'm stuck how to manipulate that file generated by fw.op

<response status="success"><result>
<total>1</total>
<num_ipsec>1</num_ipsec>
<IPSec>
<entry>
<peerip>12.12.12.12</peerip>
<name>Bluecoat_IPSEC:ID-1</name>
<outer-if>ethernet1/1</outer-if>
<gwid>1</gwid>
<localip>172.16.10.1</localip>
<state>init</state>
<inner-if>tunnel.10</inner-if>
<mon>off</mon>
<owner>1</owner>
<id>1</id>
</entry>
</IPSec>
<dp>dp0</dp>
<num_sslvpn>0</num_sslvpn>
</result></response>

Any advise I really appreciate.

best Regards

Andres


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Re: How to handle file generate fw.op in python

I would skip the file part of this.  If your true goal is just to see the states of things, I would take advantage of the fact that fw.op() returns an xml.etree.ElementTree object and use the python functions available to iterate over the results:

 

 

result = fw.op('show vpn flow')
for entry in result.findall('./result/IPSec/entry'):
    name = entry.find('./name')
    state = entry.find('./state')
    if name is None or state is None:
        # This should never happen, but just to code defensively...
        continue
    print('{0} has state {1}'.format(name.text, state.text))

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: How to handle file generate fw.op in python

I would skip the file part of this.  If your true goal is just to see the states of things, I would take advantage of the fact that fw.op() returns an xml.etree.ElementTree object and use the python functions available to iterate over the results:

 

 

result = fw.op('show vpn flow')
for entry in result.findall('./result/IPSec/entry'):
    name = entry.find('./name')
    state = entry.find('./state')
    if name is None or state is None:
        # This should never happen, but just to code defensively...
        continue
    print('{0} has state {1}'.format(name.text, state.text))

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: How to handle file generate fw.op in python

Thanks a lot !!!!!!!!! you rocks!!!

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