A new release of Qualys Cloud Suite, Version 8.13, this version # applies to Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) and Policy Compliance (PC), includes an updated API which is targeted for release in April 2018. 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. Please refer to the detailed release notes attached to this notification for more information.
Option Profile API - New Test Authentication Option /api/2.0/fo/subscription/option_profile/
We added a new element to the option profile API. When you export/import an option profile we’ll show you whether the Test Authentication option is enabled or disabled.
Option Profile API - DTD Change for DO_NOT_OVERWRITE_OS /api/2.0/fo/subscription/option_profile/
In the Option Profile Information DTD the element DO_NOT_OVERWRITE_OS appeared twice - under SCAN and under CONTROL_TYPES. We removed it from CONTROL_TYPES.
Scanner Appliance API - New Option to Filter Asset Tags /api/2.0/fo/appliance/
You can now choose whether to include asset tag information in the scanner appliance list output. Use the new show_tags input parameter in your API request to include or exclude tag information for each scanner appliance.
New Replace Scanner Appliance API /api/2.0/fo/appliance/replace_iscanner
Now you can replace a scanner appliance with a new one using the API. Just tell us the name of the appliance you want to replace and the one you want to use. By default we’ll transfer configurations from the old appliance to the new appliance for you but you can choose not to transfer settings.
Asset Group API - New Option for User Name /api/2.0/fo/asset/group/
You can now choose whether to display owner name in the asset group list output. Use the show_attributes input parameter with new attribute OWNER_USER_NAME in your API request to include or exclude owner user name for asset group.