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CommunicationEntry

A communication entry indicates the action to be performed for various types of traffic flowing between workload groups. This type is deprecated. Use the type Rule instead.


Properties

Required Property Name Type Description
optional _create_time integer

Timestamp of resource creation

optional _create_user string

ID of the user who created this resource

optional _last_modified_time integer

Timestamp of last modification

optional _last_modified_user string

ID of the user who last modified this resource

optional _links array of ResourceLink

The server will populate this field when returing the resource. Ignored on PUT and POST.

optional _protection string

Protection status is one of the following: PROTECTED - the client who retrieved the entity is not allowed to modify it. NOT_PROTECTED - the client who retrieved the entity is allowed to modify it REQUIRE_OVERRIDE - the client who retrieved the entity is a super user and can modify it, but only when providing the request header X-Allow-Overwrite=true. UNKNOWN - the _protection field could not be determined for this entity.

optional _revision integer

The _revision property describes the current revision of the resource. To prevent clients from overwriting each other’s changes, PUT operations must include the current _revision of the resource, which clients should obtain by issuing a GET operation. If the _revision provided in a PUT request is missing or stale, the operation will be rejected.

optional _schema string

Schema for this resource

optional _self SelfResourceLink

Link to this resource

optional _system_owned boolean

Indicates system owned resource

optional action string

The action to be applied to all the services.

optional children array of ChildPolicyConfigResource

subtree for this type within policy tree containing nested elements.

optional description string

Description of this resource

optional destination_groups array of string

We need paths as duplicate names may exist for groups under different domains.In order to specify all groups, use the constant “ANY”. This is case insensitive. If “ANY” is used, it should be the ONLY element in the group array. Error will be thrown if ANY is used in conjunction with other values.

optional direction string

Define direction of traffic.

optional disabled boolean

Flag to disable the rule. Default is enabled.

optional display_name string

Defaults to ID if not set

optional id string

Unique identifier of this resource

optional logged boolean

Flag to enable packet logging. Default is disabled.

optional marked_for_delete boolean

Intent objects are not directly deleted from the system when a delete is invoked on them. They are marked for deletion and only when all the realized entities for that intent object gets deleted, the intent object is deleted. Objects that are marked for deletion are not returned in GET call. One can use the search API to get these objects.

optional notes string

Text for additional notes on changes.

optional parent_path string

Path of its parent

optional path string

Absolute path of this object

optional relative_path string

Path relative from its parent

optional resource_type string

The type of this resource.

optional scope array of string

The list of policy paths where the communication entry is applied Edge/LR/T0/T1/LRP/CGW/MGW/etc. Note that a given rule can be applied on multiple LRs/LRPs.

optional sequence_number integer

This field is used to resolve conflicts between multiple CommunicationEntries under CommunicationMap for a Domain If no sequence number is specified in the payload, a value of 0 is assigned by default. If there are multiple communication entries with the same sequence number then their order is not deterministic. If a specific order of communication entry is desired, then one has to specify unique sequence numbers or use the POST request on the communication entry entity with a query parameter action=revise to let the framework assign a sequence number

optional services array of string

In order to specify all services, use the constant “ANY”. This is case insensitive. If “ANY” is used, it should be the ONLY element in the services array. Error will be thrown if ANY is used in conjunction with other values.

optional source_groups array of string

We need paths as duplicate names may exist for groups under different domains. In order to specify all groups, use the constant “ANY”. This is case insensitive. If “ANY” is used, it should be the ONLY element in the group array. Error will be thrown if ANY is used in conjunction with other values.

optional tag string

User level field which will be printed in CLI and packet logs.

optional tags array of Tag

Opaque identifiers meaningful to the API user

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