I am using the REST API to create address records and adding them to an address group. I would like to keep track of when each address was created, and I noticed that there is an attribute of "time" on both the entry and the elements in the entry for items added in the last commit. But, older items do not seem to have these attributes. Is there a way that I can set them at entry creation time that will stick around?
My goal is to be able to parse these attributes later and prune old ones after a given amount of time. My current planned work around is to use the description element to hold the creation date, but that will prevent me from using the description element for an actual description.
So, is there any way for me to permanently set the time attribute on these elements?
My understanding, based on observation, is that when you have
uncommited changes, the candidate configuration will contain the admin
and time attributes to identify configuration elements that have been
modified/added. So I don't think this is going to provide you with
what you want, and I'm not aware of how to directly obtain the
modify/add time from commited elements.
This is from PAN::XAPI:
In the candidate configuration when a data element has been modified
but not commited, it will contain attributes with the time the element
was modified and the administrator that made the modification. For
example, the display-name:
will appear in this format when it has been modified and not commited:
time="2011/07/11 09:43:19">ico_1234 l3vsystag1</display-name>
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