Jeff Leggett

Qualys Cloud Platform 8.10 (VM/PC) API Notification 2

Blog Post created by Jeff Leggett Employee on May 11, 2017

A new release of Qualys Cloud Suite, Version 8.10 (this version # applies to Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) and Policy Compliance (PC) modules), includes an updated API which is targeted for release in end of May 2017. The specific day will differ depending on the platform. See platform release dates on the Qualys Status page. This API notification provides an early preview into the coming API as well as updated API's that may have changes affecting current code environments, allowing you to identify use cases that can leverage this updated API. The release notes are attached at the end of this notice.


What’s New

Change API Rate Limit to 300 per hour

- This is a huge positive change, effectively acting as a 24 times multiplier versus our old rate limits!

New Support for BeyondTrust PBPS Vaults

New API Support for Option Profiles

- Import and export of Option Profiles

Scanner Appliance List - added Cloud Information

EC2 Assets - Improved Reporting of private DNS host name and Instance ID

Manage assets using EC2 metadata

IP Update - New DTD for Duplicate Hosts Error

Export user activity log for a subscription

Action Log API V1 - added User Details in Output

Asset Search APIs - Search by EC2 Instance Status, ID

VM - New API Support for Report Templates

VM - Show Reopened Info in Scan Reports

VM - Show Reopened Info in Vulnerability Detection API

VM - Detection API - Identify vulnerabilities related to running and non-running kernels

VM - Filter Detections Updated Before a Specific Date and Time

VM - Editing vulnerabilities

VM - EC2 asset information in scan report

VM - Scan Report in XML Format - Ability to Exclude Glossary data

VM - Hide target information from scan list

VM - New tag added to KnowledgeBase API

- A new tag, <AUTOMATIC_PCI_FAIL>, is now added to the Knowledge Base API

PC - Remediation Information Displayed in PC Reports

PC - New API Support for Docker Authentication

PC - New API Support for PostgreSQL Authentication

PC - New API Support for Sybase Authentication

PC - Introducing Qualys Custom Controls in Library Policies

PC - Remediation Information Displayed in Reports