Cannot update a custom URL category via the XML/API
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Cannot update a custom URL category via the XML/API

L1 Bithead

Hi, 

 

I'm trying to populate an existing custom URL category... My query is the following:

 

https://x.x.x.x/api/?type=config&key=xxxx&action=set&xpath=/config/devices/entry/vsys/entry[@name="v...

 

The result is:

 

<response status="error" code="13">
<msg>
<line>
set failed, may need to override template object first
</line>
</msg>
</response>
 
I already read other people's port about the same error but no solution was available... Any error in the URL?
 
KR,
/x
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L1 Bithead

Hi Xavier,

 

Try the following:

 

https://x.x.x.x/api/?type=config&action=set&key=KeyValue&xpath=/config/devices/entry/vsys/entry[@name='vsys1']/profiles/custom-url-category/entry[@name='my_malicious_urls']/list&element=<member>www.google.com</member>

 

 

Where host & keyvalue input needed appropriately. 

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L1 Bithead

Hi Xavier,

 

Try the following:

 

https://x.x.x.x/api/?type=config&action=set&key=KeyValue&xpath=/config/devices/entry/vsys/entry[@name='vsys1']/profiles/custom-url-category/entry[@name='my_malicious_urls']/list&element=<member>www.google.com</member>

 

 

Where host & keyvalue input needed appropriately. 

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Tx for the example. It works ok now!

 

/x

L1 Bithead

Here is another example using curl if you see encoding errors

 

curl -k -d key=$KEY --data-urlencode "xpath=/config/devices/entry[@name='localhost.localdomain']/vsys/entry[@name='vsys1']/profiles/custom-url-category/entry[@name='my_malicious_domains']/list" -d 'type=config' -d 'action=set' --data-urlencode "element=<member>http://www.maliciousdomain.com</member>" https://x.x.x.x/api/

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