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Inquiry about API key

L3 Networker
In order to receive the Palo Alto Firewall api key
I checked " curl -k -X GET 'https://<fw-ip>/api/?type=keygen&user=<id>&password=<password>' " in the docs
but where is this command have to enter it?

https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/9-1/pan-os-panorama-api/get-started-with-the-pan-os-xml-api...

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Cyber Elite

@qmso475,

This example is simply given using cURL since it's the defacto standard across most operating systems; you would simply copy and paste that request, replacing everything in <> with their actual values. Alternatively you can just go to the actual URL from your browser.

Community Team Member

Hi @qmso475 ,

 

As @BPry  mentioned you can just go to the url using your browser. 

Drop the curl command and go to https://<fw-ip>/api/?type=keygen&user=<id>&password=<password> directly using your preferred browser to get the key:

 

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If you use the curl settings then you can use windows cmd or mac terminal to execute the command:

 

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I hope this can help you.

Kind regards,

-Kiwi.

 

LIVEcommunity team member, CISSP
Cheers,
Kiwi
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