Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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NETCONF error: "invalid-value"


You ran a command like this:

<rpc message-id="101" xmlns="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:netconf:base:1.0">
    <config xmlns:xc="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:netconf:base:1.0">
      <interfaces xmlns="urn:vyatta.com:mgmt:vyatta-interfaces:1">
        <loopback xmlns="urn:vyatta.com:mgmt:vyatta-interfaces-loopback:1">
          <description xc:operation="merge">Set from NETCONF</description>

And you see an error like this:

<rpc-reply xmlns="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:netconf:base:1.0" message-id="101">
    <error-message>name must be lo or loN, N in [1-99999]</error-message>


Somewhere in your command, you specified a value that is not valid. The content of the <error-message> element will help you to identify where the problem is.

In this example, the error is triggered by an attempt to set a description on a loopback interface named la. This doesn't match the allowed pattern of lo....


Specify correct, valid information.
For this example, change the line: