Follow these steps to get your API key for the WF-500 appliance:
Get Your WF-500 Appliance API Key
Generate a new API key on the WF-500 appliance. The appliance supports up to 100 API keys. Use terminal emulation software to establish an SSH console connection with the WF-500 appliance. For more information, learn how to Use the WF-500 Appliance CLI. Generate the API key using one of the following methods: Generate a key automatically: admin@WF-500> create wildfire api-key name key-name For example, to create a key with the name my-api-key : admin@WF-500> create wildfire api-key name my-api-key To generate a key manually (where key-value is a 64-bit key): admin@WF-500> create wildfire api-key name my-api-key key key-value For example: admin@WF-500> create wildfire api-key name my-api-key key 0377785F3F1A3D2DC6BCF2342730700747FBF4A23BD69F455F142494BC43D4A1 Exclude the key-value option in this step and the firewall will generate a key automatically. If you manually enter a key, the key-value must be 64 alpha characters (a-z) or numbers (0-9) that you randomly choose.

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