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Can anyone advise how the PAN-Perl module can be used in per scripts to send user-id mappiungs directly to the firewall? In reading the module, the PAN-Perl module (PAN::XAPI) seems to include every restull api type, except user-id and so I don't seem to be able to send an "action='user-id', xpath= ...user-id xml..." it's not listed in the doc, nor the module as far as I can see.
I know I can use PAN:API to talk to external agent collectors (which I've tested), but there is a 10-15 second polling period before the Firewall is updated which in my scenario is a touch too long, (and doesn't seem to be changable in config).
any suggestions ?
I have not played with the Perl module, but i have just been playing with Python, and using a external DB source to feed into the User-ID login, and logouts.
There are a few examples on GitHub, but they are mainly Python.
In theory you can do it with perl as it is just RestfulAPI.
I am assuming you are OK with getting the API Key.
My example of the API request format for the login.
https://192.168.0.200/api/?key=LUFRPT14MW5xOEo1R09KVlBZNnpnemh0VHRBOWl6TGM9bXcwM3JHUGVhRlNiY0dCR0srN...> <type>update</type> <payload> <login> <entry name="user1" ip="10.0.0.1"/> <entry name="domain\user2" ip="10.0.0.2"/> </login> </payload></uid-message>
Thanks everyone. Rather than doing direct Rest http calls I was hoping to use PAN::XAPI because it had all the underlying http logic and error handling in simple functions, which simplied things and added reliability for my need. I ended up adding a 15 line subroutine that added $api->userid($cmd) with the same format as the rest of PAN:XAPIs functions, which solved everthing.
Thanks for your help !
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