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Description

This function adds text to a ModSecurity™ configuration file.

Important:

In cPanel & WHM version 76 and later, when you disable the WebServer role, the system disables this function. For more information, read our How to Use Server Profiles documentation.

Examples 


 JSON API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/json-api/modsec_assemble_config_text?api.version=1&config=modsec_vendor_configs%2Fexample.conf&text=newtext&init=1&final=1&deploy=1
 XML API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/xml-api/modsec_assemble_config_text?api.version=1&config=modsec_vendor_configs%2Fexample.conf&text=newtext&init=1&final=1&deploy=1
 Command Line
whmapi1 modsec_assemble_config_text config=modsec_vendor_configs%5C%2Fexample.conf text=newtext init=1 final=1 deploy=1


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the whmapi1 command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/whmapi1

 Output (JSON)
{
    "data": {},
    "metadata": {
        "version": 1,
        "reason": "OK",
        "result": 1,
        "command": "modsec_assemble_config_text"
    }
}
 Output (XML)
<result>
  <data></data>
  <metadata>
    <command>modsec_assemble_config_text</command>
    <reason>OK</reason>
    <result>1</result>
    <version>1</version>
  </metadata>
</result>


Note:

Use WHM's API Shell interface (WHM >> Home >> Development >> API Shell) to directly test WHM API calls.

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
configstring

Required

The ModSecurity™ configuration file's path and name.

A valid path and filename, relative to the /etc/apache2/conf/ directory. modsec_vendor_configs/example.conf
textstring

The text to add to the configuration file.

This parameter defaults to an empty string.

A valid string.newtext
initBoolean

Whether to add the text as the initial upload to the configuration file.

This value defaults to 0.

Notes:

  • You must use this parameter if you wish to add the text as the initial change to the configuration file.
  • You must use the final parameter with this parameter if you wish to only make one change to the configuration file.
  • 1 — Initial upload.
  • 0Not the initial upload.
1
finalBoolean

Whether to add the text as the final upload to the configuration file.

This parameter defaults to 0.

Notes:

  • You must use this parameter if you wish to add the text as the final change to the configuration file.
  • You must use the init parameter with this parameter if you wish to only make one change to the configuration file.
  • 1 — Final upload.
  • 0Not the final upload.
1
deployBoolean

Whether to deploy the new text to the system.

This parameter defaults to 0.

  • 1 — Deploy.
  • 0 — Do not deploy.
1

Returns

This function only returns metadata.