Automation and Orchestration Tools and Technologies

When configuring and managing the Palo Alto Networks 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



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Automation Blog

Ansible and Palo Alto Networks Firewall

post time: Apr 3, 2017 2:38:27 PM

The combination of Ansible and Palo Alto Networks modules address the most common applications of automation and orchestration of the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) for both public and private cloud deployments.

Automation Discussions

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posted: Thursday updated: Thursday

How to register IP address to dynamic address group thru API ?

Is there a way to register IP address to dynamic address group thru API ? So far I use pandevice script dyn_address_group.pyI am trying to tag existin...

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posted: Wednesday updated: Wednesday

Creating Local Users and Groups with XML API

I need to create a user in the local database using the api xml string. Can someone help me?

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posted: Sunday updated: Sunday

How to upload a certificate into a Panorama template using XML API?

I'm trying to upload a set of SSL certificates into some templates on my Panorama using XML API. But I've not been able to find any documentation for ...

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posted: a month ago updated: a month ago

Update MOTD banner message

Does anybody know how to actually set this with the API? Whenever I try to run the set command it's just throwing an invlaid set object handler messag...

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posted: Apr 24, 2017 9:55:52 AM updated: 4 weeks ago

API usage vs. load on FW

So, in general, are API calls considered a threat to the FW performance?  Specifically, with this API call:?type\=op\&cmd\=\<show\>\<...

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