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Specify the Scope of Configuration Information to Return in a NETCONF Response

In a NETCONF session with a device running Junos OS, a client application can request the entire configuration or specific portions of the configuration by including the appropriate child tag elements in the <filter> tag element within the <rpc> and <get-config> tag elements.

The type="subtree" attribute in the opening <filter> tag indicates that the client application is using Junos XML tag elements to represent the configuration elements about which it is requesting information.

For information about requesting different amounts of configuration information, see the following topics: