How to add V-Wire Subinterface via the API

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How to add V-Wire Subinterface via the API

L1 Bithead

I've tried several different variations and I can't seem to figure out the API call to add a v-wire subinterface. What would the correct syntax be? 

Here's one example that I have tried: 

https://firewall/api/?type=config&key=KEY&action=set&xpath=/config/devices/entry[@name='localhost.localdomain']/network/interface/ethernet/entry[@name='ethernet1/14']/virtual-wire/units/&element=<entry name='ethernet1/14.5501'/> 

It gives me this: 

response status="error" code="13"> 
<msg> 
<line> 
set failed, may need to override template object first 
</line> 
</msg> 
</response>

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I figured it out.  I had a / after units.  After removing that the set action worked.

 

Before:

https://firewall/api/?type=config&key=KEY&action=set&xpath=/config/devices/entry[@name='localhost.localdomain']/network/interface/ethernet/entry[@name='ethernet1/14']/virtual-wire/units/&element=<entry name='ethernet1/14.5501'/> 

 

Working:

https://firewall/api/?type=config&key=KEY&action=set&xpath=/config/devices/entry[@name='localhost.localdomain']/network/interface/ethernet/entry[@name='ethernet1/14']/virtual-wire/units&element=<entry name='ethernet1/14.5501'/> 

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L4 Transporter

The syntax is correct, but the error that you're getting is that you're overwriting something in a template pushed from Panorama, which would require action=override as opposed to action=set.

That's weird, because I don't have Panorama.  When I try action=override I get this:

 

<response status="error" code="12">
<msg>
<line>Object cannot be overridden</line>
</msg>
</response>

I figured it out.  I had a / after units.  After removing that the set action worked.

 

Before:

https://firewall/api/?type=config&key=KEY&action=set&xpath=/config/devices/entry[@name='localhost.localdomain']/network/interface/ethernet/entry[@name='ethernet1/14']/virtual-wire/units/&element=<entry name='ethernet1/14.5501'/> 

 

Working:

https://firewall/api/?type=config&key=KEY&action=set&xpath=/config/devices/entry[@name='localhost.localdomain']/network/interface/ethernet/entry[@name='ethernet1/14']/virtual-wire/units&element=<entry name='ethernet1/14.5501'/> 

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