Programmatic API Discovery Method?

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Programmatic API Discovery Method?

Hello,

 

I'm working on a Powershell module to interact with the XML API. I can get the syntax for the various commands just fine via the API browser and CLI/GUI debug, however I was wondering if there is a command or some way to get something like a WSDL file or XML document that defines all the command combinations and their syntax that I could parse so I don't have to hard-code in validations such as what kind of actions and request types there are?

 

If there isn't, I was thinking of maybe writing something that crawls the API browser and returns the info, but that's a really heavy discovery that would take forever to run and prone to breakage if the HTML format ever changes, but I'd really prefer to have something like https://mypaloalto.device/api/help?format=xml or something that would dump all the commands and their parameter combinations into something I could parse.

 

Does anyone know if something like this exists? I couldn't find it anywhere in the documentation. Thanks.

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