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: Friday updated: Friday

Not able to execute command on FW using ansible due to SSH key auth error

Advices are deeply appreciated, stuck in this issue for 2-3 days, please find below info. Sample script###############- name: running show system...

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posted: Wednesday updated: Friday

Starting point for objects.AddressObject searches - pandevice

Hello all, I am trying to take it slow in regard to automation with the initial task being the identification of address objects that need to rem...

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posted: Tuesday updated: yesterday

Using x-path with spaces

Hi,The "load config partial from x-path" is great for copy or moving config but I can't work out how to get it to deal with spaces. e.g. if I want to ...

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posted: Tuesday updated: Friday

Pandevice: create firewall policy

Hello community,I've been playing around with pandevice (and pan-python) and get the basics running.  But I can't find any example of a scri...

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posted: a week ago updated: a week ago

Tag Selfsign Certificate Website using DAG

GOAL:1. automatically tag ip address of websites that using self sign certificatethen use that tag ip as input of Dynamic Address Group ?1. is th...

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