Jeff Leggett

Qualys Cloud Platform 2.31 API Notification 1

Blog Post created by Jeff Leggett Employee on Jan 3, 2018

A new release of Qualys Cloud Suite, Version 2.31, includes an updated API which is targeted for release in January 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 Way to Track API usage
You can now track API usage by a user without the need to provide user credentials such as the username and password.API usage can be tracked using the X-Powered-By HTTP header which includes a unique ID generated for each subscription and a unique ID generated for each user. Once enabled, the X-Powered-By HTTP header is returned for each API request made by a user.  Note: This functionality should now be available platform wide. 


CA - Activate / Deactivate FIM and IOC modules for an agent /qps/rest/2.0/activate/am/asset/
You can now activate or deactivate FIM and IOC modules for an agent through a single API request.


AWS Asset Data Connector API - Support for China Region /qps/rest/2.0/create/awsassetdataconnector
Now you can easily scan EC2 instances included in the AWS China region for vulnerabilities and policy compliance using the Qualys Cloud Platform. You can create/update EC2 connectors to pull instance info from the China region, activate discovered instances for the VM, PC or SCA module, and scan them using our EC2 scan workflow.