Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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NETCONF error: "Invalid XML data received"

Condition

The NETCONF session silently terminates. When you check the Vyatta NOS system journal, you find messages similar to these:
Jul 07 16:01:58 vm-at-1 netconfd[6080]: E| Invalid XML data received.
Jul 07 16:01:58 vm-at-1 netconfd[6080]: E| Malformed message received, closing the session 73.

Cause

The structure of your XML message is invalid. For example, it may contain mismatched tags.

Remedy

Double-check the format of your message and try again.
For complex messages, you may find it helpful to use a code editor that can highlight problems in XML data.