flag remove-empty

Mode: Configuration Mode


The remove-empty flag specifies that if the objects contains no defined attributes or child objects, the object should be removed from the configuration hierachy. Defining this flag ensures that empty objects and partial configurations cannot be entered.

<[Enter]> is not an option in the help message for the object.


        object newbie {
            help "Newbie settings";
            flag remove-empty;

            attribute mcast-addr {
                help "Test mcast address";
                flag multicast-only;
                type ipv4addr;


        user@router# set example newbie ?
        Possible completions:
        + apply-groups         Groups from which to inherit configuration data
        + apply-groups-except  Don't inherit configuration data from these groups
          mcast-addr           Test mcast address
        user@router# set example newbie            
        missing argument.

        user@router# set example newbie mcast-addr 

        user@router# show example 
        newbie {

        user@router# delete example newbie mcast-addr 

        user@router# show example


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