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Request Multiple Configuration Elements Using the Junos XML Protocol

In a Junos XML protocol session with a device running Junos OS, a client application can request multiple configuration elements of the same type or different types within a <get-configuration> tag element. The request includes only one <configuration> tag element (the Junos XML protocol server returns an error if there is more than one).

If two requested objects have the same parent hierarchy level, the client can either include both requests within one parent tag element, or repeat the parent tag element for each request. For example, at the [edit system] hierarchy level, the client can request the list of configured services and the identifier tag element for RADIUS servers in either of the following two ways:

The client can combine requests for any of the types of information discussed in the following sections: