Ansible
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.
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Ansible

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 Videos

Ansible Scripts and Templates

Ansible Discussions

Author Topic Views Replies
szajac
05-23-2022

OSPF ansible configuration

Hi Cheers,Using ansible-galaxy collection paloaltonetworks.panos:2.9.0 to provision paloalto and configure panorama, we want to add a new feature as t...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

62 0
ERolleman
05-24-2022

Automating certificate import into Panorama (not a template)

I have importing a certificate into a template working:curl -s -i -k -F -F "file=@{{cert_path}}" -X POST "https://panorama/?key={{api_key}}&type=i...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

204 4
batchenr
04-07-2022

Paramiko doesnt get any data

Im using python3 with Paramiko 2.10.3 on a palo alto version 9.1.10I created this python script:def connect_SSH(): ssh_client = paramiko.SSHClient...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

522 3
RyanBess
04-07-2022

How are you using automation for your Firewalls???

Today, we are doing every change manually through Panorama and pushing out to Firewalls. We currently only have 2 sets of Physical HA Pairs. At the ...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

538 3
Gareth.Doyle
03-04-2022

Any way to change local user account password?

Forgive me for this question as automation is an on-going learning thing for me. I'm trying to determine the best way to automate the process of chang...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

640 1

Ansible Blogs

Ansible: Using Facts Modules to do Updates

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.

Tags: ansible Ansible Filtering facts modules Jinja template Jinja2
Labels: Ansible API Automation
11552 3 4 by in Automation/API Blog

Ansible Version 2.2 Released

06-12-2019 — Ansible version 2.2 is released, including support for configuring log forwarding profiles, subinterfaces, and more.

Tags: ansible Ansible 2.2 Ansible Galaxy Role bug fixes log forwarding profiles new modules subinterfaces
Labels: Ansible API Automation
3023 by in Automation/API Blog

Webinar: Automate Cloud Security with Ansible

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 con...

Labels: Ansible
5758 by in Automation/API Blog

Ansible For Firewall SEC Policy Change Management

07-24-2017 — Manage security policy changes using the power of the Palo Alto Networks custom Ansible modules and Ansible ‘pull’ feature.

Tags: ansible security_policy
Labels: Ansible
11830 3 4 by in Automation/API Blog

Ansible Articles

Ansible Playbook to Baseline the NGFW

03-22-2021 — This quickplay solution provides an Ansible playbook to license a VM-series NGFW using an activated authcode, provide content updates, and upgrade or downgrade to a user-inputted PAN-OS software version

Labels: Ansible Featured NGFW Pan-OS pandevice Strata Configure Strata Deploym
2180 1 by in Quickplay Solutions Articles

PAN-OS Cortex Data Lake Logging Quickplays

09-11-2020 — A set of skillets, set commands, and playbooks to simplify implementation and validation of Cortex Data Lake for the NGFW.

Tags: api Cortex Data Lake log forwarding Playbook
Labels: Ansible Cortex Cortex Data Lake NGFW Pan-OS Python Skillets Strata Assess Strata Configure validation
2413 by in Quickplay Solutions Archived Articles

Prisma Access Quickplays

03-27-2020 — A suite of deployment, config, and service information skillets for Prisma Access mobile users and remote networks.

Tags: 9.0 api deployment licensing mobile users panorama Prisma prisma access Prisma Access Skillets remote networks
Labels: Ansible Community Skillets Docker Panorama Prisma Access Prisma Access Customer Success Prisma Assess Prisma Deploy PrismaAccess-COVID19 Python Rest Skillets Strata Configure Strata Deploy Terraform
6709 1 by in Quickplay Solutions Archived Articles