Ansible - Automating NGFW Configuration

About Ansible Automation

Ansible is a very powerful open source automation language, it uses modules to communicate with vendor specific devices. What makes Ansible unique from other management tools is that it is also a deployment and orchestration tool. In many respects, Ansible helps provide large productivity gains to a wide variety of automation challenges. The Palo Alto Networks Ansible integration project utilizes Ansible to help organizations automate configuration and management of the Palo Alto Networks Platform. The Live Community provides a central place to learn how to utilize this technology, get help from others using it, and more.

Ansible Updates & Tips

Ansible: Using Facts Modules to do Updates

post time: 07-05-2019

How do you perform small, in-place updates to existing config without knowing the whole picture? This blog article teaches you how to use a facts module and various Ansible functions to do just that.

Ansible Version 2.2 Released

post time: 06-12-2019

Ansible version 2.2 is released, including support for configuring log forwarding profiles, subinterfaces, and more.

Webinar: Automate Cloud Security with Ansible

post time: 03-16-2018

Webinar April 25th at 2:00 pm EDT


Palo Alto Networks has developed an Ansible module to enable these organizations to integrate security into their CI/CD pipeline. See it in action and learn how Ansible and Palo Alto Networks help enforce a consistent next-generation security posture across your organization.

Ansible For Firewall SEC Policy Change Management

post time: 07-24-2017

Manage security policy changes using the power of the Palo Alto Networks custom Ansible modules and Ansible ‘pull’ feature.



Using Ansible for AWS Deployments

post time: 07-24-2017

This video shows how to use Ansible to automate and accelerate AWS deployments.




Have questions about how to utilize Ansible to automate your Palo Alto Networks deployments? Join the Live Community to post your questions and get answers.
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API query from panorama to get IPsec tunnel status on the firewall

Is it possible to make api call from the panorama to get IPsec tunnel status form one firewall to another firewall.

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block ip duration through API call

IHAC who are planning to evaluate our firewall which needs block bad ip duration through API call. For example, they want to know we can block one bad...

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API Powershell script fails with specific Invoke-WebRequest call

Hi,I'm trying to create a restful api call against our firewall to map historical QoS Statistics on a certain interface.I've seemed to come across an ...

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Ansible Galaxy Match firewall rules

Hey Guys,I am very new to Ansible and was hoping someone could help me with this issue I'm running into. I downloaded and installed ansible galaxy and...

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Redlock/Prisma: Get policy from one account, and upload it to another account

Hello everybody. My problem is that I have two Prisma accounts, and I want to get a policy from one account and upload it to the second account, ...

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