I've been trawling Google for a while now trying to find an alternate way to generate the XML API token. However there only seems to be one method to do so.
Maybe I'm a little paranoid, but it seems really insecure to send your admin username and password in plaintext to the firewall to generate an API token. In a world where network security is paramount for a modern business, it seems like a glaring oversight to force users to only be able to generate an API token in this manner. It would be great if there was another method to generate the token in a way that doesn't require you to do so.
Am I alone in feeling this way? Has anyone else found a way around this? Your thoughtful responses are appreciated.
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