Query All Rules

Problem this snippet solves:

This iControl application will query all the iRules configured on a BIG-IP and display them to the output.

Code :

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#use SOAP::Lite + trace => qw(method debug);
use SOAP::Lite;

# Validate Arguments
my $sHost = $ARGV[0];
my $sPort = $ARGV[1];
my $sUID = $ARGV[2];
my $sPWD = $ARGV[3];
my $sRule = $ARGV[4];
my $sProtocol = "http";

sub usage()
die ("Usage: get_rules.pl host port uid pwd [rule_name] \n");

if ( ($sHost eq "") or ($sPort eq "") or ($sUID eq "") or ($sPWD eq "") )

if ( "443" eq $sPort )
$sProtocol = "https";

# Transport Information
sub SOAP::Transport::HTTP::Client::get_basic_credentials-->
return "$sUID" => "$sPWD";

$LocalLBRule = SOAP::Lite
-> uri('urn
-> readable(1)
-> proxy("$sProtocol://$sHost:$sPort/iControl/iControlPortal.cgi");


sub getRules()
$soapResponse = $LocalLBRule->query_all_rules(); 
if ( $soapResponse->fault ) 
print $soapResponse->faultcode, "(faultstring) ", $soapResponse->faultstring,"\n"; 
print $soapResponse->faultcode, "(faultdetail) ", $soapResponse->faultdetail, "\n"; 
$i = 0;
@RuleDefinitionList = @{$soapResponse->result};
foreach $RuleDefinition (@RuleDefinitionList)
$rule_name = $RuleDefinition->{"rule_name"};
$rule_definition = $RuleDefinition->{"rule_definition"};

print "Rule $i\n";
print "Name: $rule_name\n";
print "Details: $rule_definition\n";
Published Mar 09, 2015
Version 1.0

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