Retrieve Details of a Security Rule Used in IP Networks



Retrieves details of the specified security rule.

Required Role: To complete this task, you must have the Compute_Operations role. If this role isn't assigned to you or you're not sure, then ask your system administrator to ensure that the role is assigned to you in Oracle Cloud My Services. See Modifying User Roles in Managing and Monitoring Oracle Cloud.


Supported Media Types
Path Parameters
  • The three-part name of the object (/Compute-identity_domain/user/object).
Header Parameters


Supported Media Types

200 Response

OK. See Status Codes for information about other possible HTTP status codes.
Body ()
Root Schema : SecurityRule-response
Type: object
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Nested Schema : dstIpAddressPrefixSets
Type: array
List of IP address prefix set names to match the packet's destination IP address.
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Nested Schema : secProtocols
Type: array
List of security protocol object names to match the packet's protocol and port.
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Nested Schema : srcIpAddressPrefixSets
Type: array
List of multipart names of IP address prefix set to match the packet's source IP address.
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Nested Schema : tags
Type: array
Tags associated with the object.
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cURL Command

The following example shows how to retrieve details of security rule by submitting a GET request on the REST resource using cURL. For more information about cURL, see Use cURL.

Enter the command on a single line. Line breaks are used in this example for readability.

curl -X GET 
     -H "Cookie: $COMPUTE_COOKIE"
     -H "Content-Type: application/oracle-compute-v3+json"
     -H "Accept: application/oracle-compute-v3+json"
  • COMPUTE_COOKIE is the name of the variable in which you stored the authentication cookie earlier. For information about retrieving the authentication cookie and storing it in a variable, see Authentication.

  • is an example REST endpoint URL. Change this value to the REST endpoint URL of your Compute Classic site. For information about finding out REST endpoint URL for your site, see Send Requests.

  • acme and are example values. Replace acme with the identity domain ID of your Compute Classic account, and with your user name.

Example of Response Body

The following example shows the response body in JSON format.

  "name": "/Compute-acme/",
  "uri": "",
  "description": "Sample security rule",
  "tags": null,
  "acl": "/Compute-acme/",
  "flowDirection": "egress",
  "srcVnicSet": "/Compute-acme/",
  "dstVnicSet": "/Compute-acme/",
  "srcIpAddressPrefixSets": ["/Compute-acme/"]
  "dstIpAddressPrefixSets": null,
  "secProtocols": ["/Compute-acme/"],
  "enabledFlag": true