Access and Navigate Panorama Management Interfaces

Panorama provides three management interfaces:
  • Web interface—The Panorama web interface has a look and feel similar to the firewall web interface. If you are familiar with the latter, you can easily navigate, complete administrative tasks, and generate reports from the Panorama web interface. This graphical interface enables you to access Panorama using HTTPS and it is the best way to perform administrative tasks. See Log in to the Panorama Web Interface and Navigate the Panorama Web Interface. If you need to enable HTTP access to Panorama, edit the Management Interface Settings on the PanoramaSetupManagement tab.
  • Command line interface (CLI)—The CLI is a no-frills interface that allows you to type commands in rapid succession to complete a series of tasks. The CLI supports two command modes—operational and configuration—and each has its own hierarchy of commands and statements. When you become familiar with the nesting structure and the syntax for the commands, the CLI enables quick response times and administrative efficiency. See Log in to the Panorama CLI.
  • XML API—The XML-based API is provided as a web service that is implemented using HTTP/HTTPS requests and responses. It enables you to streamline your operations and integrate with existing, internally developed applications and repositories. For details on using the Panorama API, refer to the PAN-OS and Panorama XML API Usage Guide.

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