EQL configuration mode allows you to configure an extension qualifier list (EQL). This list is a collection of file extensions for content requests joined together through content rules. The CSS uses this list to identify which requests to send to a service.
To access EQL configuration mode, use the eql command from any configuration mode except ACL, boot, DQL, group, header-field-group, NQL, and owner configuration modes. The prompt changes to (config-eql [name]). You can also use this command from EQL mode to access another EQL. For information about commands available in this mode, see the following commands.
Use the no form of this command to delete an existing extension list.
no eql existing_eql_name
Name of a new extension list you want to create or of an existing list. Enter an unquoted text string with no spaces and a maximum length of 31 characters. To see a list of existing EQL names, enter:
To provide a description for an extension qualifier list (EQL), use the description command.
Description for the EQL. Enter a quoted text string with a maximum length of 64 characters.
To include the extension of content requests you want as part of this EQL, and optionally provide a description, use the extension command. Use the no form of this command to remove an extension from an EQL.
extension name "description"
no extension name
Extension that appears on the content request. Enter a text string from 1 to 7 characters.
Make sure you enter an extension for static content, such as avi, gif, and jpg. Do not enter extensions for dynamic content, such as html, asp, and java.
Description about the extension. Enter a quoted text string with a maximum length of 64 characters.
To negate a command or set it to its default, use the no command. For information on general no commands you can use in this mode, see the general no command. The following options are available in EQL mode.