Filter security policies by no description

L0 Member

Filter security policies by no description

I am trying to view only security policies that do not have a description.  I have found the following links but am unable to get the output i need.  I need to show rules with no description and for all the operations i must define a valuen and all i am after is a NUL.




Cyber Elite


So far I don't know if this is possible in the WebUI. But with the XML config and a XPATH query this definately can be done.

L7 Applicator

This is not possible in the GUI, you need to do a 'positive match' search for values, but a policy without description does not have a matching XML entry to match, so you can't search for an 'empty' xpath either (unless you do a search for the surrounding attributs:)


eg. 'with' description

                  <description>General Internet Traffic</description>

'without' description



 a (dirty) workaround in the GUI is to search for (description neq 'null') (or any other single word that is not used as a description). The resulting filtered view will show you all rules except the ones without description, so you can see which ones are missing by the missing rule numbers


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