Have you just tried to just compare source=>running to source=>candidate
from get_config?

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Tim

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 2:26 PM, Chuck Anderson <c...@wpi.edu> wrote:

> Using NETCONF with Perl Net::Netconf::Manager, I'm trying to get the
> candidate configuration to see what changed before issuing a commit
> request so I can avoid "empty" commits after doing a "replace"
> operation on a subtree.  I see that NETCONF defines a standard
> <get-config> call, and I believe <get-configuration> is a
> legacy/proprietary Junos call.  There is a <get-config> example in the
> documentation, but there doesn't appear to be a way to see what was
> changed in the candidate config vs. the committed config:
>
> https://www.juniper.net/techpubs/en_US/junos16.1/
> topics/task/program/netconf-perl-client-application-
> submitting-requests.html
>
> The API call I want to make is documented here:
>
> https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/junos14.1/
> topics/reference/tag-summary/netconf-junos-xml-protocol-
> get-configuration.html
>
> But I can't for the life of me figure out how to pass the various
> attributes inside the <get-configuration> tag with Perl.  How does one
> map the attributes INSIDE a tag to the Perl API call as below?
>
> <get-configuration changed="changed" compare="rollback"
> database="candidate">
>
> This doesn't work:
>
> $res = $jnx->get_configuration(changed => 'changed', compare =>
> 'rollback', database => 'candidate');
>
> because that generates this:
>
> <rpc message-id='2'>
>   <get-configuration>
>     <database>candidate</database>
>     <compare>rollback</compare>
>     <changed>changed</changed>
>   </get-configuration>
> </rpc>
>
> when I need it to be this:
>
> <rpc message-id='2'>
>   <get-configuration database="candidate" compare="rollback"
> changed="changed">
>   </get-configuration>
> </rpc>
>
> Thanks.
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