Ansible
Ansible is a very powerful open source automation language, it uses modules to communicate with vendor specific devices. What makes Ansible unique from other management tools is that it is also a deployment and orchestration tool. In many respects, Ansible helps provide large productivity gains to a wide variety of automation challenges. The Palo Alto Networks Ansible integration project utilizes Ansible to help organizations automate configuration and management of the Palo Alto Networks Platform. The Live Community provides a central place to learn how to utilize this technology, get help from others using it, and more.
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Ansible

Ansible is a very powerful open source automation language, it uses modules to communicate with vendor specific devices. What makes Ansible unique from other management tools is that it is also a deployment and orchestration tool. In many respects, Ansible helps provide large productivity gains to a wide variety of automation challenges. The Palo Alto Networks Ansible integration project utilizes Ansible to help organizations automate configuration and management of the Palo Alto Networks Platform. The LIVEcommunity provides a central place to learn how to utilize this technology, get help from others using it, and more.

Note: This is a community supported project. Please do not contact the Palo Alto Networks support team, as they will only direct you here for assistance. We encourage you to post your topics and questions in the discussion forums. Thank you!

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Discussions

Author Topic Views Replies
Prabhath
01-25-2023

Configuring /modifying OSPF interface metric using ansible

Hi everyone, Is there an ansible module that enables us to modify the ospf interface metric?I looked up the panos ansible galaxy collection Version: 2...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

204 4
DeepakVerma
12-23-2022

Ansible role for PANOS upgrade

Hi All ,Do we have any role for PANOS upgrade in collection : paloaltonetworks.panos Thanks

posted in Automation/API Discussions

455 4
DeepakVerma
12-21-2022

Always connect to active firewall

HI @gfreeman @btorresgil Just checking how we can connect to active firewall using Ansible module .In python , we are using refresh_ha_active() and ...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

196 0
FalkSchoenfeld
01-11-2023

Adding interfaces to OSPF with Ansible?

HiNow I am able to create l3 interfaces and add them to the VR by ansible. Now I want to add these interfaces to OSPF.I found modules for configuring ...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

292 2
pprasannan
01-09-2023

How can we activate an authcode for a feature license in PA-VM firewall using ansible? I tried panos_lic module, but it did not worked.

Hello All, I am using ansible to deploy a bunch of PA-VMs. I have been using ansible to push various configurations to it including the base license...

posted in Automation/API Discussions

322 2

Blogs

Ansible: Using Facts Modules to do Updates

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.

Labels: Ansible API Automation
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Ansible Version 2.2 Released

06-12-2019 — Ansible version 2.2 is released, including support for configuring log forwarding profiles, subinterfaces, and more.

Labels: Ansible API Automation
3622 by in Automation/API Blog

Webinar: Automate Cloud Security with Ansible

03-16-2018 — Webinar April 25th at 2:00 pm EDT Palo Alto Networks has developed an Ansible module to enable these organizations to integrate security into their CI/CD pipeline. See it in action and learn how Ansible and Palo Alto Networks help enforce a con...

Labels: Ansible
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Ansible For Firewall SEC Policy Change Management

07-24-2017 — Manage security policy changes using the power of the Palo Alto Networks custom Ansible modules and Ansible ‘pull’ feature.

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12923 3 4 by in Automation/API Blog

Articles

Ansible Playbook to Baseline the NGFW

03-22-2021 — This quickplay solution provides an Ansible playbook to license a VM-series NGFW using an activated authcode, provide content updates, and upgrade or downgrade to a user-inputted PAN-OS software version

Labels: Ansible Featured NGFW PAN-OS pandevice Strata Configure Strata Deploym
3611 1 by in Quickplay Solutions Articles

PAN-OS Cortex Data Lake Logging Quickplays

09-11-2020 — A set of skillets, set commands, and playbooks to simplify implementation and validation of Cortex Data Lake for the NGFW.

Labels: Ansible Cortex Cortex Data Lake NGFW PAN-OS Python Skillets Strata Assess Strata Configure validation
3275 by in Quickplay Solutions Archived Articles

Prisma Access Quickplays

03-27-2020 — A suite of deployment, config, and service information skillets for Prisma Access mobile users and remote networks.

Labels: Ansible Community Skillets Docker Panorama Prisma Access Prisma Access Customer Success Prisma Assess Prisma Deploy PrismaAccess-COVID19 Python Rest Skillets Strata Configure Strata Deploy Terraform
7915 2 by in Quickplay Solutions Archived Articles