REST API Error: "Request Invalid, User or Password not defined"

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REST API Error: "Request Invalid, User or Password not defined"

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I'm using a user with read only permissions. User can login to GUI but fails to use the REST api via browser.

Is there a problem for such users to use the api?

Thanks,

Andrei

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Is the admin a superuser or a device or vsys admin? As of PAN-OS 4.1, the API only supports superuser admins only.

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I think I might be suffering from the same issue the REST API Doc says the following. "The API is available to Superuser and Superuser (readonly) administrators from PAN-OS 4.1.0;" This suggest to me that the superuser (readonly) account should get access to commands exposed via the API.

However if i try to run say https://<firewall>/api/?type=op&cmd=<show><arp>all</arp></show>&key=<keyvalue> i get invalid credentials yet the CLI for PAN OS 4.1 document suggest that the follwing user account types should be able to run this command "superuser, vsysadmin, deviceadmin, superreader, vsysreader"

I would rather not have to use a full admin account to get access to simple show commands for the device anybody have any ideas.

Thanks

JonnyG

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PAN-OS 4.1.3 resolved an issue where a superuser-readonly admin account was not able to run Operational commands with the API.

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