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template.exists

Description

boolean template.exists(object filter)

This method checks if at least one template that matches the given filter criteria exists.

This method is deprecated and will be removed in the future. Please use template.get instead.

Parameters

(object) Criteria to search by.

The following parameters are supported as search criteria.

Parameter Type Description
host string/array Technical names of the templates.
name string/array Visible names of the templates.
templateid string/array Template IDs.

Return values

(boolean) Returns true if at least one template that matches the given filter criteria exists.

Examples

Check template by name

Check if a template with the technical name "Linux template" exists.

Request:

{
           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "template.exists",
           "params": {
               "host": "Linux template"
           },
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1
       }

Response:

{
           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": true,
           "id": 1
       }

See also

Source

CTemplate::exists() in frontends/php/include/classes/api/services/CTemplate.php.