Export XML Empty Lines and Improper Formatting

L1 Bithead

Export XML Empty Lines and Improper Formatting

When exporting a configuration from Expedition the XML has empty lines in it. Additionally, it seems the xml tags aren't generating line breaks as expected. Screenshot included for reference. My workaround has been importing the exported configuration into the old migration tool and exporting again from there, in which case it is fixed. xml_formatting.PNG

L1 Bithead

Re: Export XML Empty Lines and Improper Formatting

Update: If I download the zip, the "pretty" version of the XML file is formatted normally. Is this just the new behavior?

L4 Transporter

Re: Export XML Empty Lines and Improper Formatting

the format of the generated XML file is size optimized by removing blank and other formatting characters, reducing the overall size of the file.


The XML format itself is valid and can be imported and loaded into a PanOS device. 


Expedition ver 1.1.8 added the 'pretty' option - which is a json term - to also provide a generated XML config file in the PanOS standard format.

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