Automation / API

Automation and Orchestration Tools and Technologies

When configuring and managing the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation firewall for scale and agility, it’s nice to have a collection of tools to automate activities and events. Our Automation and Orchestration tools and technologies provide a collection of open, extensible projects that help you take the next step. Learn about these tools with detailed documents and join in the discussions with other users to get the most from these resources.

Automation Projects

Available Automation Tools

Ansible

Automation for Everyone. Ansible is designed around the way people work and the way people work together. Learn more

Device Framework Device Framework

Device Framework enables non-programmers to create sophisticated automations that leverage the PAN-OS API. Learn more

Terraform Terraform

Terraform enables teams to automate deployment and adapt to the changing needs of cloud infrastructures. Learn more

Automation Blog

Terraform Provider Version 1.6.0 Released

post time: 08-30-2019

The 1.6.0 release contains support for aggregate interfaces, subinterfaces, VLANs, policy based forwarding rules, multiple profile types, and the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Panorama plugin.

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.

Terraform Provider Version 1.5.0 Released

post time: 02-04-2019

The 1.5.0 release contains support for BGP, BFD profiles, an enhanced NAT rule resource, and various user requested enhancements.

Ansible v2.0.0 (Katana) released

post time: 09-27-2018

Version 2.0.0 of Palo Alto Network Modules has been released. This is major release that includes expanded support for Panorama and Next Generation Firewall including very much awaited support for idempotency.

 

The updated documentation can be found here:
http://paloaltonetworks.github.io/ansible-pan/

Discussions

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posted: Thursday updated: Thursday

How to run post-connect script on each network flapp?

I have a script that is run after successful connection to my VPN network. This script sets up my routing accordingly. Unfortunately if I lock my scre...

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posted: a week ago updated: Thursday

Unable to get output of 'show rule-hit-count...' via panxapi.py or xapi.py

Hi All, Wondering if anyone has been able to successfully get the output of the following command via either the panxapi.py wrapper or via their ...

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posted: a week ago updated: a week ago

OS Upgrade Script

Hiya! Does anybody have a script that automates PAN OS Upgrade on firewall pairs? If so, can you share one with me? I need to be able to run a sc...

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posted: a week ago updated: a week ago

Use Ansible to backup config

Ciao,

is there a simple way to backup config using Ansible ?

 

Thanks

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posted: 2 weeks ago updated: 2 weeks ago

Use ansible or XML to create Securities profiles actions

Hello guys, does anybody know how to use ansible or other Palo alto automation tool to create a security profile?  eg. a new URL filtering where ...

182 1