Content Inspection CLI and XML API Changes

PAN-OS® 8.0 has the following CLI and XML API changes for content inspection features:
Feature
Change
Malicious IP address feeds
With new support for malicious IP address feeds, related CLI commands have changed to support IP addresses, URLs, and domains:
  • PAN-OS 7.1 and earlier releases:
    # set external-list <name> *
  • PAN-OS 8.0 release:
    # set external-list <name> type ip * 
    # set external-list <name> type predefined-ip * 
    # set external-list <name> type domain * 
    # set external-list <name> type url *
Applications and threats
(PAN-OS 8.0.4 and later releases) The XML API call for retrieving detailed information on applications and threats from the firewall has changed:
  • PAN-OS 8.0.3 and earlier releases:
    https://<firewall>/api/?type=config&action=get&xpath=/config/predefined/threats
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  • PAN-OS 8.0.4 and later releases:
    https://<firewall>/api/?type=op&cmd=<show>predefined<xpath>/predefined/threats
    </xpath>/predefined</show>
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