Jeff Leggett

Qualys Cloud Platform 8.11.2 (VM/PC) API Notification 2

Blog Post created by Jeff Leggett Employee on Nov 29, 2017

A new release of Qualys Cloud Suite, Version 8.11.2 (this version # applies to Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) and Policy Compliance (PC)), includes an updated API which is targeted for release in December 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, allowing you to identify use cases that can leverage this updated API.


What's New

New Notification parameters for /2.0/fo/api/schedule/scan/

The following additional parametrs for Create and Update of a scheduled scan will be available:

  • before_notify
  • after_notify
  • before_notify_unit
  • before_notify_time
  • before_notify_message
  • recipient_group_ids


The following additional parameter for List will be available:

  • show_notifications


New Scanner Role Permission to Add Assets /api/2.0/fo/asset/ip
Your subscription may now be configured to allow users with a Scanner user role to be granted the “Add assets” permission. When granted, this allows the user to add new IP addresses to the subscription from the UI and API.


Compliance Policy API - Change to Policy Evaluation /api/2.0/fo/compliance/policy/
Now we will only start policy evaluation when you make changes to a policy using the API when 1) the Evaluate Now check box is selected for the policy in the UI Policy Editor, or 2) you specify evaluate_now=1 in the API request. When evaluate_now=1 is specified we will start policy evaluation and we’ll select the Evaluate Now check box for the policy in the UI.


Option Profile API - DTD Change /api/2.0/fo/subscription/option_profile/
We added a new element QRDI_CHECKS to the Option Profile Info DTD (option_profile_info.dtd). This flag is for Qualys Internal Use Only.