Disable rule using XML API 5.0


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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:<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?


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L0 Member

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

L3 Networker

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

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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)

L4 Transporter

Debug commands are not supported by the API.

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