Full access to PAN-OS functionality
The PAN-OS XML API allows you to access almost all of the functionality normally provided through the firewall web interface and CLI.
Secure authentication and access using API key and admin roles
Use your administrative username and password to generate an API key to authenticate API calls. Granular roles allow you to grant API access to specific functionality including reports, logs, and operational mode commands.
Options to view XML syntax through API browser, CLI and web interface debug mode
To explore all various functions of the API, you can use the API browser through the firewall web interface. You can also enable debug mode through the CLI to see the API equivalent of CLI commands.