salt.modules.xml

XML file mangler

New in version Neon.

salt.modules.xml.get_attribute(file, element)

Return the attributes of the matched xpath element.

CLI Example:

salt '*' xml.get_attribute /tmp/test.xml ".//element[@id='3']"
salt.modules.xml.get_value(file, element)

Returns the value of the matched xpath element

CLI Example:

salt '*' xml.get_value /tmp/test.xml ".//element"
salt.modules.xml.set_attribute(file, element, key, value)

Set the requested attribute key and value for matched xpath element.

CLI Example:

salt '*' xml.set_attribute /tmp/test.xml ".//element[@id='3']" editedby "gal"
salt.modules.xml.set_value(file, element, value)

Sets the value of the matched xpath element

CLI Example:

salt '*' xml.set_value /tmp/test.xml ".//element" "new value"