Documentation for PythonAPI
17.2.0py1

example

#!/usr/bin/env python

"""
Script to create an item into a specific Object
 
This script could be used to create a new IP address into a NetObject,
 or add a service to a ServiceObject. 
 
The script uses the multiversion API.
"""

__version__ = "1.1 2008-11-14 Procera Networks"

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import sys
import packetlogic2

try:
    pladdr, pluser, plpass, objpath, item = sys.argv[1:]
except:
    print "Usage: %s PLADDRESS USER PASSWORD OBJECTPATH ITEM" % sys.argv[0]
    print "Examples:"
    print " %s PLADDRESS USER PASSWORD /NetObjects/Customers/C10 172.31.0.251" % sys.argv[0]
    print " %s PLADDRESS USER PASSWORD /ServiceObjects/allowed ftp-data" % sys.argv[0]
    sys.exit(1)
    
# try create a connection to the PacketLogic system, or exit program
try:
    pl = packetlogic2.connect(pladdr, pluser, plpass)
except:
    t, v, tb = sys.exc_info()
    print "Error: Couldn't connect: %s" % v
    sys.exit(1)

# connect to the rulset via the above initiated connection
r = pl.Ruleset()

# select the Object
obj = r.object_get(objpath)
# or exit if it doesn't exist
if obj is None:
    print "Error: Could not get ObjectPath: %s" % objpath
    sys.exit(1)

# if our item doesn't exist, add to the object
if not item in obj.items:
    obj.add(item)

# commit the changes to the PacketLogic system  
r.commit()