Tim White

Qualys Cloud Suite 8.4 API Release Notification

Blog Post created by Tim White on Feb 27, 2015

A new release of Qualys Cloud Suite, Version 8.4, includes an API update which is targeted for release in April 2015.


This API notification provides an early preview into the coming API changes in Qualys 8.4, allowing you to proactively identify any changes that might be required for your automated scripts or programs that utilize the API methods.


This release includes two features with changes to XML and CSV output which could impact existing API implementations.  Notification about other new API features along with additional details and examples will be posted prior to the release.


For details about the changes, please see the attached detailed release notification below.  Full release notes will be available to customers on the day of the release.


Summary of Changes:

New MySQL Authentication API -  The new MySQL Authentication API (/api/2.0/fo/auth/mysql/) lets you to list, create, update and delete MySQL authentication records. User permissions for this API are the same as other authentication record APIs.


Appliance List v2 API - Secondary Proxy Removed - We’ve removed the secondary proxy configuration returned by the Scanner Appliance List v2 API (/api/2.0/fo/appliance/?action=list) when the request includes full output (output_mode=full). The appliance list output DTD was updated (/api/2.0/fo/appliance/appliance_list_output.dtd).