Disable rule using XML API 5.0

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ggoudr
L2 Linker

Disable rule using XML API 5.0

Dear alll,

I am trying to disable a specific rule from the security policy using the XML api...

I am sending the following URL:

https://192.168.1.1/api/?type=config&action=edit&key=<my_key_here>=&xpath=/config/devices/entry/vsys/entry/rulebase/security/rules/entry[@name='rule1']&element=<disabled>yes</disabled>

But as a result I get the following error:

<response status="error" code="12"><msg><line>Edit breaks config validity</line></msg></response>

What am I doing wrong?

George

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winwan
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miweber
L0 Member

Try changing the action to "action=set", rather than edit.

ksteves1
L3 Networker

edit wants an xpath node which 'overlaps' with the element (XML) data, so add '/disabled' at the end of your xpath.

winwan
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panos
L6 Presenter

I tried this last one worked.

Thanks for useful command.I also wonder how debug commands can be used by Api (or if we can)

SRA
L4 Transporter

Debug commands are not supported by the API.

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