XML User API (using wget)

L3 Networker

XML User API (using wget)


Hi everyone

customer requested me for User XML

The device is 5.0.4 and There is no need to middleway server

PAN 5.0.x can receive restAPI directly

I do not make program properly

so I thought that I utilzed wget software

My labtop enviroment is Windows 7

There is simple wget.exe[win] in internet site

https://172.16.0.1/api/?type=keygen&user=admin&password=admin

I received unique key in advance

wget --no-check-certificate "https://192.168.1.180/api/?type=user-id&action=set&key=LUFRPT0vc2VVYTA5VHZKaDZkUnBkTytVb2tUSGdBKzA9N... name="zero-200" ip="172.16.0.200" timeout="20"></entry></login></payload></uid-message>" --output-document=pan-cfg.xml

response message saved pan-cfg.xml

I check message;;

open xml file

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I don't understand that mean

because,,

When I inserted url box in web-browsing

https://192.168.1.180/api/?type=user-id&action=set&key=LUFRPT0vc2VVYTA5VHZKaDZkUnBkTytVb2tUSGdBKzA9N... name="zero-200" ip="172.16.0.200" timeout="20"></entry></login></payload></uid-message>

success!! no error

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syntax do not support in wget?

[/, <, " etc..] ---> reason?

Why is this?

How can i solve this problem?

lately I tested utilzed wget software that made download running-config.xml

no error!

L0 Member

Re: XML User API (using wget)

Hi,

The problem is you have the URL wrapped in double quotes, but you also have double quotes within the URL, so wget sees the first double quote (just before zero-200) as the end of your message.  This is why the error from the Palo box is saying the end tags for payload and uid-message are not found.

To fix this you should just need to change each double quote in your URL for %22 (the encoded version) and it should work, e.g. (key shortened for ease of reading and changes in bold):

https://192.168.1.180/api/?type=user-id&action=set&key=LUFRPT0v09&vsys=vsys1&cmd=<uid-message><version>1.0</version><type>update</type><payload><login><entry name=%22zero-200%22 ip=%22172.16.0.200%22 timeout=%2220%22></entry></login></payload></uid-message>" --output-document=pan-cfg.xml

Really all of the spaces and angle brackets could do with encoding too, but it doesn't seem to be complaining about them, if you want to space is %20, < is %3c and > is %3e

Duncan

L3 Networker

Re: XML User API (using wget)

WOW!!

Thank you so much,

I understand!!

I founded out ASCII Hex code

It seems that we need to use ASCII Code

So

Other languages(C, C++, Java etc)

Do Ones have to use ASCII Code?

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